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noun as in comforter

Strong match

noun as in advocate

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Social movements have long struggled with the challenges of getting sympathizers to do more than worry about an issue.

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Reviled in the national press, denounced by demagogues, and attacked by mobs, abolitionists faced unprecedented hostility and violence coordinated by Southerners and their sympathizers in the North.

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Over the past few weeks, convoys of truckers and sympathizers protesting vaccination mandates and covid restrictions have cut off Ottawa’s busiest border with the US.

Instead, he spent his designated time suggesting that Omarova was a communist sympathizer, beginning with that loaded question.

That they could find sympathizers on the inside who might help them.

Anyone considered insufficiently anti-Communist was deemed a “comsymp”—short for Communist sympathizer.

The president considered “Lucky Lindy,” as he was derisively called, a Nazi sympathizer and a subversive.

Is he for the ticks or is he—perhaps—soft on them, or worse yet, a tick sympathizer?

Taken for guerrillas, every Southern sympathizer was eager to give them all the information possible.

Mr. Rice, the owner of the plantation, was a hot Southern sympathizer, but he did not relish his present company.

An unknown sympathizer sends greetings, in the name of humanity.

The fact that this newspaper was taken by Mr. Pollard was to me sufficient evidence that he was a Southern sympathizer.

There were many who regarded it as a measure of self-defence to put to death so open a sympathizer with the work of persecution.


On this page you'll find 26 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to sympathizer, such as: friend, condoler, consoler, and solacer.

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