sympathizer


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sym·pa·thiz·er

(sim'pă-thīz'ĕr),
1. An eye affected with sympathetic ophthalmia.
2. One who exhibits sympathy.
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And I set a part of 'The Sympathizer' in the Philippines, without ever having actually visited the country.
His novel The Sympathizer was picked up on the same day he tried to sell it, and it immediately won him the Holy Grail of literary awards--the Pulitzer.
The Israeli Cabinet approved administrative detentions for Islamic State group sympathizers Sunday in the way of a deadly truck attack that left four Israeli soldiers, three women and one man, dead and 17 others injured.
In writing "The Sympathizer," it was Nguyen's ambition to write a novel that could be both entertaining and provocative, he said.
The Pulitzer Prize for fiction has been awarded to Viet Thanh Nguyen for his debut novel 'The Sympathizer', the Los Angeles Times news company reported on Monday.
"The Sympathizer is a tremendously funny novel, stripped bare of the liberal humanist pieties of so many novels of immigration, exile and foreign conflict.
A man who identified himself as an Al-Qaeda sympathizer, who spoke to the Yemen Times on condition of anonymity, said, "The statement was directed at Al-Qaeda sympathizers, who were shocked by the attack [on civilians], in order to explain that Al-Qaeda does not target [civilians].
military official, speaking off the record to the Associated Press, dismissed the casualties with the comment that those killed and wounded (apparently including the children) were either enemy officials or "sympathizers." The official apparently declined to define what a sympathizer is.
Speaking on Sunday, he said: "Yesterday afternoon, New York City police officers arrested a 27-year-old al-Qaeda sympathizer who was plotting to bomb police patrol cars and also postal facilities as well as targeted members of our armed forces returning from abroad".
As George Clooney makes clear in this issue's cover story, the famous "Have you no sense of decency?" retort fired at witch-hunting senator Joseph McCarthy during the Army-McCarthy hearings in 1954 had a very specific context: The red-baiter had named as a Communist sympathizer a young associate of the Army's lead attorney, Joseph Welch, and Welch let him have it.
Soon someone banged on their gate, "Sister, open the gate!" A neighbor, an Abu Sayyaf sympathizer, jumped over the wall, opened the gate, and then the rebels broke down the front door of the convent.
Unfortunately, Hastert, a Religious Right sympathizer, has also indicated that he makes no distinction between public and private schools.