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Noun1.sympathiser - commiserates with someone who has had misfortune
communicator - a person who communicates with others
Job's comforter - someone whose comfort is actually discouraging
2.sympathiser - someone who shares your feelings or opinions and hopes that you will be successful
bleeding heart - someone who is excessively sympathetic toward those who claim to be exploited or underprivileged
fellow traveler, fellow traveller - a communist sympathizer (but not a member of the Communist Party)
admirer, booster, protagonist, supporter, champion, friend - a person who backs a politician or a team etc.; "all their supporters came out for the game"; "they are friends of the library"
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Weston, who seemed to have walked there on purpose to be tired, and sit all the time with him, remained, when all the others were invited or persuaded out, his patient listener and sympathiser.
"said Harvey, who thought he had found a sympathiser.
Both at Paris and on the Rhine, and even in Switzerland--there are so many Poles, with their sympathisers, the French, at these tables d'hote that one cannot get a word in edgeways if one happens only to be a Russian."
ISLAMABAD -- Acting Chief Justice of Islamabad High Court (IHC) Justice Aamer Farooq Thursday held a meeting with Accountability Court (AC) judge Arshad Malik in the backdrop a 'leaked video' wherein he apparently appears confessing before a PML-N sympathiser that he was 'pressurised and blackmailed' to convict former prime minister Nawaz Sharif in Al-Azizia reference.
The teenagers, who were guided by a British Nazi sympathiser, also had their photos taken with a Beefeater at the Tower of London.
The sympathiser, who identified himself as Tony, said they noticed a foul odour, on Thursday morning, which attracted them to the building.
Summary: Officials in New York have arrested an "al-Qaeda sympathiser" suspected of plotting bomb attacks in the United States.
(Kuwait regarded Arafat as Baghdad's strongest sympathiser after the Iraqi invasion of August 1990 and has demanded that he offer a public apology for his stance, something he has refused to do).
The crass label of "terrorist sympathiser" he slapped on anyone who had a different view from him on bombing IS and his refusal to apologise showed a weakness of character and undermined the Commons debate.
THERE seems a sense of unease in the ranks of Bengaluru police with each passing day as time is running out to file the chargesheet against IS sympathiser Mehdi Masroor Biswas, who was arrested from the city in December last year.
However, another Sangh sympathiser said it was not the RSS' style to alert the cadre about impending change in the leadership and if it is being done, then something is fishy.
Ian Paisley Jnr, like a big noisy chip off the old block, dubbed him a 'terrorist sympathiser'.