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The incident threatens Arab solidarity.
  a state of agreement and support — especially for political action
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  • The incident threatens Arab solidarity.
  • I am in solidarity with those who are oppressed.
  • It is solidarity of labor we want. We do not want to find fault with each other, but to solidify our forces against a common foe.
  • ...and final consummation of solidarity,
    Aldous Huxley  --  Brave New World

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  • Back in Detroit, the newspaper strikers were gearing up for a huge holiday demonstration, to show the solidarity of unions against management.
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie
  • It is a great brotherhood, which adds something of the good-fellowship of the folk-song, of the feeling of solidarity of convicts, and of the desperate loyalty to one another of men condemned to death, to a condition of life arising out of the midst of danger...
    Erich Maria Remarque  --  All Quiet on the Western Front
  • But it was warm around her shoulders, and it made her feel a solidarity with Bella, who’d also huddled in a blanket in her moment of tragedy: Bella had lost her entire family, and now Jane had to break away from her father, because he was an evil, evil man.
    Margaret Peterson Haddix  --  Uprising
  • She stood next to me in solidarity, in her Butthole Surfers T-shirt and boxers.
    Gillian Flynn  --  Gone Girl
  • Especially after what’s happened with the Praetor, the importance of Downworlder solidarity with Shadowhunters is greater than ever."
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Heavenly Fire
  • I spent my seventeenth birthday in Nigeria, showing solidarity with the schoolgirls abducted from their dormitory in the dead of night by Boko Haram militants in April.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala

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  • "Oranginas Uncorked" was the headline, and Kristen had noted on a blue stickie,"NYers wear orange in solidarity w/ Piper’s plight! xo K." I carefully stuck the clipping inside my locker door, where every time I opened it I was greeted by my dear friend’s handwriting, and the smiling faces of women with orange coats, hats, scarves, even baby carriages.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • As I think back to that moment, it seems like we ripped them off in unison, an affirmation of our solidarity and victory.
    Leon Leyson  --  The Boy on the Wooden Box
  • I don’t know when it had dawned on me, or if it had been a slow, creeping realization, but I had begun to understand that black—the color that I had trained myself to fear and hate—was the same thing that allowed these kids to feel a small measure of pride and solidarity.
    Alexandra Bracken  --  The Darkest Minds
  • How could you expect anything except from a few of us who for whatever reason—idealism, moral conviction, simple human solidarity, whatever—want to do what we can to save some of your lives?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • If he was kicked off the team, there was a chance they might quit in solidarity.
    Warren St. John  --  Outcasts United
  • She was resistant at first to taking up the cello, and Pari had taken a few lessons with her as a show of solidarity.
    Khaled Hosseini  --  And The Mountains Echoed
  • This was solidarity.
    Ayn Rand  --  The Fountainhead
  • It systematically undermines the solidarity of the family, and it calls its leader by a name which is a direct appeal to the sentiment of family loyalty.
    George Orwell  --  1984
  • When the butler brought back Wolfshiem’s answer I began to have a feeling of defiance, of scornful solidarity between Gatsby and me against them all.
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  The Great Gatsby
  • The insidious revolt led by Buck had destroyed the solidarity of the team.
    Jack London  --  The Call of the Wild
  • The solidarity of the CHAPTER XVII.
    Victor Hugo  --  Les Miserables
  • I lost two illusions here: my beliefs in our general solidarity and in the musicality of the Jews.
    Wladyslaw Szpilman  --  The Pianist
  • Even through his anger and impatience, Harry recognised Hermiones offer to accompany him into Umbridge’s office as a sign of solidarity and loyalty.
    J.K. Rowling  --  Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix
  • One result of this family solidarity was that the foreign farmers in our county were the first to become prosperous.
    Willa Cather  --  My Antonia
  • If there was one place where she felt any sort of group solidarity, it was in the company of the "Evil Fingers" and, by extension, with the guys who were friends with the girls.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Her face was thin and fierce, an expression that was accented by her short, severe hairstyle; it was as short as her daughter Leah’s—I wondered if she’d cut it the same way in a show of solidarity.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn
  • There were rare moments when a feeling and longing for solidarity with other black people would take hold of him.
    Richard Wright  --  Native Son
  • Three grown men, arms locked in some special grace of solidarity, walking together, each one toward his own worst nightmare.
    William P. Young  --  The Shack
  • Mr. Galanter always began a ball game by putting me at second base and would use me as a pitcher only in very tight moments, because, as he put it once, "My baseball philosophy is grounded on the defensive solidarity of the infield."
    Chaim Potok  --  The Chosen
  • Led by a girl named Norma and myself, our walkout turned out as a solidarity gesture.
    Luis J. Rodriguez  --  Always Running
  • In Europe, at any rate, we live in a society with more justice—and more solidarity—than Marx did.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • Its plating can’t give way; it’s self–adhering and not dependent on the tightness of its rivets; and due to the perfect union of its materials, the solidarity of its construction allows it to defy the most violent seas.
    Jules Verne  --  Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
  • I understand solidarity in sin among men.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • Minerva and El Rayo cooked up this idea that everyone without exception was to wear a crucifix as a symbol of our solidarity.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • I’d never thought I had that much in common with my sister, but now, watching her, I felt some sense of solidarity.
    Sarah Dessen  --  The Truth About Forever
  • By doing so, she hoped to foster greater solidarity among them, as well as to convey that she represented the interests of all the races under her command, not just the humans.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • I tell Murray that ignorance and confusion can’t possibly be the driving forces behind family solidarity.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • Ann snorts and nods at Pippa, showing her solidarity with her new best friend.
    Libba Bray  --  A Great and Terrible Beauty
  • Singly they betrayed their inferiority; but grouped together they represented "New York," and the habit of masculine solidarity made him accept their doctrine on all the issues called moral.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • When the latter saw the rocking chair carried by four men appear and saw the friend who had shared his victories and defeats since youth sitting in it among some large pillows, he did not have a single doubt but that he was making that effort in order to express his solidarity.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • The Cruiser has caused a bit of a crack in the solidarity of our team—maybe even a chasm.
    Chris Crutcher  --  Staying Fat for Sarah Byrnes
  • I knew, however, that the parcel was a way of expressing her love and a pledge of solidarity.
    Nelson Mandela  --  Long Walk to Freedom
  • Theirs was the joyful solidarity of the soulless.
    Milan Kundera  --  The Unbearable Lightness of Being
  • He felt drawn back toward Catholicism now, not by his own belief but in sympathy with theirs, as an act of what he’d call "solidarity."
    Tracy Kidder  --  Mountains Beyond Mountains
  • In the past I had taken punishment that was not mine to protect the solidarity of the gang, and I had seen other boys do the same.
    Richard Wright  --  Black Boy
  • Carol forgot her misery-hunting in this solidarity of family life.
    Sinclair Lewis  --  Main Street
  • At the end of James Baldwin’s story "Sonny’s Blues" (1957), the narrator sends a drink up to the bandstand as a gesture of solidarity and acceptance to his brilliantly talented but wayward brother, Sonny, who takes a sip and, as he launches into the next song, sets the drink on the piano, where it shimmers "like the very cup of trembling."
    Thomas C. Foster  --  How to Read Literature Like a Professor
  • Our survival lay in our solidarity.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Lords of Discipline
  • The racial dynamic of this group will soon evolve along the same grid as in classes of previous years: the kids eventually move past the initial division of black versus Hispanic to a solidarity along the deeper fault line-minority versus Caucasian-as they realize that they’ll all face similar challenges assimilating into the white professional class.
    Ron Suskind  --  A Hope in the Unseen
  • I could have said it all right there, all the Hallmark kinds of things that I felt I should say to my mother, words of support and solidarity and comfort.
    Sarah Dessen  --  That Summer
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