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the power to produce an effect by indirect means

effective means of influencing, compelling, or punishing

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a target used in archery

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special advantage or influence

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a short nail with a flat head

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strike hard, especially with the fist

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In the statement, Mr Clouting added: "Some information involving references came to light which gave us no choice but to withdraw the offer of employment to Andy Dawson.
And Clouting explained the third and final element is a request by the league for details of the club's cashflow forecast going forward in the form of interim accounts.
Clouting also revealed Thorn has got a similar transfer budget to the one Aidy Boothroyd enjoyed last year when he brought in eight players including Lukas Jutkiewicz and Lee Carsley, plus Gary McSheffrey and Marlon King, who were free transfers but who command good wages.
The Witches, in third place in the Elite League table behind joint-leaders King's Lynn and Coventry, have called up Doncaster to replace the out- of-sorts Savalas Clouting.
Ipswich reserve Savalas Clouting also has a finger injury and he will be replaced by Newport's Craig Watson if he is ruled out of this evening's Craven Shield fixture.