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sympathetic

1. Anatomy physiol of or relating to the division of the autonomic nervous system that acts in opposition to the parasympathetic system accelerating the heartbeat, dilating the bronchi, inhibiting the smooth muscles of the digestive tract, etc.
2. relating to vibrations occurring as a result of similar vibrations in a neighbouring body
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There were two major contending parties in Sudan one sympathic to join with Egypt and the other calling for independence from both Britain and Egypt.
BLASTER Eoin Morgan HOW TO HIT ON A BLONDE England's Paul Collingwood was a big hit with one young lady as he smashed 82 in Centurion yesterday CROWNED This lady spectator was hit by Paul Collingwood's six HANDS-ON AID She had sympathic treatment from fans nearby SPOKEN FOR Her poster told the danger of a good seat at a six-fest YOU GOTTA LAUGH The blonde knew she was the butt of the jokes NOT QUITE A CENTURION Owais Shah hit slammed 98 off 89 balls and put on 163 for the third wicket with Paul Collingwood
Selector David Boon in recent weeks won Hayden's respect for being sympathic to his predicament and trying gently to leave Hayden's decision in his own lap.
Furthermore, this is related to sympathic hyperactivity, a lower level of HPA axis reactivity and high levels of testosterone (Creel, 2001; Koolhaas et al.