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a small, intimate, and often influential group of people.
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2014.
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At smaller events you may be privileged to shoot from nearly anywhere, including the coveted
In earlier times, the party's
would have tapped one of them, and the convention would rally around him.
He felt that she was one of the few people in the
who didn't have her own agenda.
It was an expression that would be repeated often within his
Some think that the regime's ageing
might prefer to back a more seasoned figure from their own ranks.
The individuals in the
have the freedom to speak, but those in the outer circle must remain silent.
He was a skilled lawyer, a renowned orator, and a member of the president's
The figure consists of three outside circles and a subdivided
Next he placed a silver dollar in the circle and drew an
With today's charges, the workings of that
have now come into sharper focus, and the picture is a disturbing one.
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