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Noun1.wire-puller - one who uses secret influence (i.e. pulls wires or strings) for his own ends
wheeler dealer, hustler, operator - a shrewd or unscrupulous person who knows how to circumvent difficulties
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It also described the United States as "a wire-puller and chieftain" of the incident.
All of the property are changed into the gold ingot and British people Auric Goldfinger who save it are reigning as a wire-puller of an international contraband organization.
The DPRK really meant it when it declared that it would wipe out those involved in hideous crimes and their backstage wire-pullers," it said on Sunday.