comrade


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comrade

a fellow member of a political party, esp a fellow Communist or socialist
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In the meantime all the ship's crew were anxiously awaiting him; the King's dinner would soon be finished, and their comrade had not yet returned.
Mr Tappertit smiled grimly at his comrade; and twisting out one more look--a kind of ocular screw--under the influence of which the blind man feigned to undergo great anguish and torture, bade him, in a softened tone, approach, and hold his peace.
He did not go into that question, but attentive not to discourage kind fate surrendering to him the widow of Comrade Verloc, he tried to draw her to his breast.
While my comrade was in vain trying to make out the meaning of all this, a good number of the natives separated themselves from the rest and ran off into the grove on one side, the others now keeping perfectly still, as if awaiting the result.
You have killed his comrade so brave and strong, but it was not well that you should strip the armour from his head and shoulders.
"The comrade is too tired to talk to any one--" he began; but the other held up his hand.
We found our socialist comrades confident, optimistic of their strength and of the things they would accomplish.
"You think he went off just by chance?" said a comrade, who was on the staff that evening, to the officer of the Horse Guards, referring to Ermolov.
On that road we heard the song of morning stars; we drank in fragrances aerial and sweet as a May mist; we were rich in gossamer fancies and iris hopes; our hearts sought and found the boon of dreams; the years waited beyond and they were very fair; life was a rose-lipped comrade with purple flowers dripping from her fingers.
'Don't say that, comrade!' retorted Wegg: 'No, don't say that!
Dear boy and Pip's comrade, don't you be afeerd of me being low.
He occasionally tried to fathom a comrade with seductive sentences.