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Word: clique

Definition: small exclusive group of people


Sentences Containing 'clique'

The dramatists who gathered round Lope as their leader regarded Cervantes as their common enemy, and it is plain that he was equally obnoxious to the other clique, the culto poets who had Gongora for their chief.

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