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Word: clique

Definition: small exclusive group of people


Sentences Containing 'clique'

(Shandong was an anomaly, the Zhili clique appointed an Anhui general in 1923 there provided he remain neutral, see Shandong Problem.
A clique of 4 vampires, led by Benedict (Mark Hengst), struggle to find sustenance by seeking victims with untainted blood.
Allan-Fraser commissioned self-portraits from members of The Clique, an art group he had known as a young man.
Because the Anhui clique organized itself very early, it was more politically sophisticated than its warlord rivals.
Before the Zhili-Anhui War, it was also supported by the Fengtian clique, Xinjiang clique, and Shanxi clique.
Duan resigned and the clique lacked national leadership for the next four years when all their provinces were eventually gobbled up by the Zhili clique by the summer of 1924.
Elizabeth Sarah McLaughlin (born October 2, 1993) is an American actress and model, best known for playing Lindsay in "Ugly Betty" and Massie in "The Clique".
He was born in England, the youngest son of a Scots peer, Edward Priaulx Tennant, 1st Baron Glenconner, and the former Pamela Wyndham, one of the Wyndham sisters and of The Souls clique.
However, Enomoto was an exception, and rose quickly within the new ruling clique, to a higher status than any other member of the former Tokugawa government.
However, most of these former nationalists turned Japanese puppet regime forces were not from Chiang Kai-shek’s own clique, but instead, they were mainly consisted of troops of warlords who were only nominally under the Chiang Kai-shek’s before World War II, since they were nationalists in name only and mostly maintained their independent and semi-independent status.
In practice, several applications have evolved and been used by actual democratic institutions in the developed world: Some models are significantly more sophisticated than a plain wiki, incorporating semantic tags, levels of control or scoring to mediate disputes – however this always risks empowering a clique of moderators more than would be the case given their trust position within the democratic entity – a parallel to the common wiki problem of official vandalism by persons entrusted with power by owners or publishers (so-called "sysop vandalism" or "administrative censorship").
It was the rival to Liang Shiyi's Old Communications Clique.
Prior to their meeting, AmDex was already a member of an extensive music collective of emcees and producers formerly called Vinyl Junkies Clique (or, The VJC).
She also played Layne Abeley in "The Clique" based on the books by Lisi Harrison and Samantha Combs in "Dear Lemon Lima".
The Anhui clique () was one of several mutually hostile cliques or factions that split from the Beiyang Clique in the Republic of China's Warlord era.
The council came to be dominated by the Château Clique, members of the province's most powerful families who were generally interested in preserving the status quo.
The discography of Trip Lee, an American Christian hip hop artist, consists of seven studio albums, including three as a founding member of the group 116 Clique, one EP with 116 Clique, ten singles, including three as a featured performer and two with 116 Clique, ten music videos, including three as a featured performer and two with 116 Clique, a contributed track to a compilation album, and twenty-nine guest appearances.
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.
The May Fourth Movement weakened their influence and eventually led to the Zhili-Anhui War in 1920 which saw the surprise defeat of the Anhui clique.
The prospect of early (involuntary) retirement, with its attendant loss of licit and illicit income, prompted a clique of senior officers to move against Álvarez on March 31, 1984, seizing him and dispatching him on a flight to Miami.
Their financial wing was the New Communications Clique (1916-1919) led by Cao Rulin.
They had an uneasy co-existence with the Zhili clique and Fengtian clique in the Beiyang government.
They removed him from power and his last followers joined the Fengtian clique.
This disrupted the continuation of the World Class Wreckin’ Cru clique with Dre spending more time working under Eazy, Lonzo hung onto the master tapes of World Class releasing Turn Off The Lights In The Fast Lane album which entered the R Top 40 in 1988 concurrent with Eazy and Dre’s combined collaboration of talent known as N.W.A. Lonzo released a further LP called ‘Phases in Life’ released in 1990 under Lonzo’s solo identity.
This was remixed by 7th Heaven, Club Junkies, and Manhattan Clique.
Wu Junsheng, or Wu Tsi-cheng, 吳俊陞, (1863–1928) General of the Fengtian clique and its cavalry commander.

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