CLIQUE in a Sentence

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 Meanings and Examples of CLIQUE
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 n.  small exclusive group of friends or associates
Classic Sentence:
1  Their hearts shut again till spring, and the nine months of cliques and radiators and dainty refreshments began all over.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
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2  She discovered that an office is as full of cliques and scandals as a Gopher Prairie.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Example Sentence:
1  When Knight became leader, the council was run by a clique of officers largely unaccountable to the elected members.
2  If the renegade clique of that country were in power , it would have meant serious disaster for the people.
3  Our golf club is run by a very unfriendly clique.
4  Fitzgerald wished that he belonged to the clique of popular athletes and big men on campus.
5  One small clique ran the student council: what had been intended as a democratic governing body had turned into an oligarchy.