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clout list

A secret list of people who, through advantageous connections and relationships with people of affluence, authority, or political influence, are given preferential consideration during an admissions or appointments process. Even though he didn't do well in school, his father's connections to state senators and local politicians enabled him to be put on the university's clout list, and he eventually gained admission.
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mod. arrested. They do things like that to get clouted so they can have a warm place to stay overnight.
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Clouting, who has come under fire from the Ipswich fans this season after a run of poor form, has been made available for loan.
Ipswich: Chris Louis, Brett Woodifield, Toni Svab, Ben Howe, Tomasz Gollob, Jason Bunyan, Savalas Clouting or Craig Watson