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adjective as in oligarchic


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Godalming folks will tell you that Guildford is “cliquey,” by which term I understand exclusiveness to be meant.

I enjoyed the same sort of cliquey reputation and public failure attending a certain novel entitled Marius the Epicurean.

People here are cliquey, and Carlotta and Peggy are the only girls in the crowd that I've ever known before.

Riper years do not always correct this fault, and he is considered—too often, rightly—cliquey and stuck-up.

On the other hand, what danger there is in an academy becoming cliquey, nay even corrupt.

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On this page you'll find 5 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cliquey, such as: cabalistic, elite, exclusive, and select.

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