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  • The insidious revolt led by Buck had destroyed the solidarity of the team.   (source)
    solidarity = unity of action
  • But I wasn't, and so my last gesture of maternal solidarity had to wait until the funeral home.†   (source)
  • Even through his anger and impatience, Harry recognised Hermione's offer to accompany him into Umbridge's office as a sign of solidarity and loyalty.†   (source)
  • PROFESSOR McGONAGALL: Your solidarity is admirable, but it doesn't make your negligence negligible.†   (source)
  • As I think back to that moment, it seems like we ripped them off in unison, an affirmation of our solidarity and victory.†   (source)
  • She stood next to me in solidarity, in her Butthole Surfers T-shirt and boxers.†   (source)
  • Led by a girl named Norma and myself, our walkout turned out as a solidarity gesture.†   (source)
  • Three grown men, arms locked in some special grace of solidarity, walking together, each one toward his own worst nightmare.†   (source)
  • 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."†   (source)
  • In Europe, at any rate, we live in a society with more justice—and more solidarity—than Marx did.†   (source)
  • I lost two illusions here: my beliefs in our general solidarity and in the musicality of the Jews.†   (source)
  • I half expected the place to be as trashed as A.F.'s room—like maybe the suites were so similar, mine would decide to mess itself up in solidarity.†   (source)
  • She was resistant at first to taking up the cello, and Pari had taken a few lessons with her as a show of solidarity.†   (source)
  • Minerva and El Rayo cooked up this idea that everyone without exception was to wear a crucifix as a symbol of our solidarity.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • If he was kicked off the team, there was a chance they might quit in solidarity.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • The Cruiser has caused a bit of a crack in the solidarity of our team—maybe even a chasm.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • In time, both of them would know hunger: Jaime out of solidarity with the poor, and Nicolas to purify his soul.†   (source)
  • I tell Murray that ignorance and confusion can't possibly be the driving forces behind family solidarity.†   (source)
  • The plant's revolving door is not conducive to worker solidarity.†   (source)
  • I knew, however, that the parcel was a way of expressing her love and a pledge of solidarity.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Saima in front of her remodeled home near Lahore, Pakistan (Nicholas D. Kristof) It was at that point that Saima joined a women's solidarity group affiliated with a Pakistani microfinance organization called Kashf Foundation.†   (source)
  • I'd never thought I had that much in common with my sister, but now, watching her, I felt some sense of solidarity.†   (source)
  • Shiva was slightly smaller, and his skull still bore the marks of Stone's attempts at extraction; he fussed only when he heard Marion crying, as if to show solidarity.†   (source)
  • Where has solidarity gone?†   (source)
  • His reaction is to show solidarity with the Russians and Cubans by joining the Socialist Workers Party.†   (source)
  • Ann snorts and nods at Pippa, showing her solidarity with her new best friend.†   (source)
  • In Fryer's view, giving a child a superblack name is a black parent's signal of solidarity with the community.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Theirs was the joyful solidarity of the soulless.†   (source)
  • Oranginas Uncorked" was the headline, and Kristen had noted on a blue stickie,"NYers wear orange in solidarity w/ Piper's plight!†   (source)
  • 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."†   (source)
  • National Union of Journalists solidarity and all that.†   (source)
  • For while the nine colonies supporting independence made a clear majority, it was hardly the show of solidarity that such a step ought to have.†   (source)
  • 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."†   (source)
  • Never get 'solidarity'; blokes like Hauser would cave in—because they are in a trap; can't hold out.†   (source)
  • Outside, lining the street of Sefior Alvarado's villa were hundreds of workers holding candles aloft in a gesture of solidarity.†   (source)
  • Levy detects one linguistic role for like, similar to you know, "to build conversational solidarity and negotiate common ground."†   (source)
  • I could see Jack's mother attempting to embrace my mother in an act of solidarity.†   (source)
  • It cannot be altered by human conceit or solidarity, and at the end you will be on your knees, in shock and amazement, and then you'll have only one sword, one shield, one great thing to carry you through.†   (source)
  • Especially after what's happened with the Praetor, the importance of Downworlder solidarity with Shadowhunters is greater than ever.†   (source)
  • It had been a feeling she'd been after, a convivial solidarity; she'd hoped to murmur to one another, as if sitting at the edge of one of their beds.†   (source)
  • Our survival lay in our solidarity.†   (source)
  • The violence from below was then productive of nothing but a retaliatory violence from above, the dream of justice became subsumed into the callousness of reality, and people settled in to a quarter century of life-waste and spirit —waste, of hardening attitudes and narrowing possibilities that were the natural result of political solidarity, traumatic suffering and sheer emotional self-protectiveness.†   (source)
  • 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?†   (source)
  • And it will also serve to direct attention away from the succession within Trimurti and regain at least surface solidarity here in the City.†   (source)
  • BERENGER: I believe in international solidarity ... DUDARD: You're a Don Quixote.†   (source)
  • And he saw, as he spoke, that the phrase "this country," which is like a call to solidarity for most white people, meant nothing to her.†   (source)
  • ...and final consummation of solidarity,   (source)
    solidarity = state of agreement and mutual support amongst members of a group
  • And Ford's Day celebrations, and Community Sings, and Solidarity Services.   (source)
    solidarity = to reinforce a group's shared values and support for each other
  • Lifting his hand, the President gave a signal; the chorus broke out into the third Solidarity Hymn.   (source)
    solidarity = expressing agreement and mutual support amongst members of a group
  • The group was now complete, the solidarity circle perfect and without flaw.   (source)
    solidarity = group with shared values who support each other
  • For the Solidarity Service had given as well as taken, drawn off only to replenish.   (source)
    solidarity = to reinforce a group's shared values and support for each other
  • Thursdays were Bernard's Solidarity Service days.   (source)
  • Then to the accompaniment of the synthetic orchestra the First Solidarity Hymn was sung.   (source)
    solidarity = expressing agreement and mutual support amongst members of a group
  • The Second Solidarity Hymn was sung.   (source)
  • "A good beginning for a Solidarity Service," thought Bernard miserably, and foresaw for himself yet another failure to achieve atonement.   (source)
    solidarity = to reinforce a group's shared values and support for each other
  • It's just a Solidarity Service hymn.   (source)
  • Above it, a hundred to each floor, were the seven thousand rooms used by Solidarity Groups for their fortnight services.   (source)
  • The President stood up, made the sign of the T and, switching on the synthetic music, let loose the soft indefatigable beating of drums and a choir of instruments–near-wind and super-string–that plangently repeated and repeated the brief and unescapably haunting melody of the first Solidarity Hymn.   (source)
    solidarity = expressing agreement and mutual support amongst members of a group
  • It recovered its old-time solidarity, and once more the dogs leaped as one dog in the traces.   (source)
    solidarity = unity of action
  • Unionized butchers in New York were blocking the sale of IBP's boxed beef, out of solidarity with the striking workers and fear for their own jobs.†   (source)
  • Indeed, the Russian Association of Proletarian Writers didn't hesitate to express their solidarity.†   (source)
  • But I do feel enormous sympathy for and solidarity with her.†   (source)
  • There was none of the cross-class solidarity of the Soviet tradition.†   (source)
  • He embraced the idea of Asian "racial solidarity."†   (source)
  • The solidarity of the soulless calling her.†   (source)
  • Once they were finally sitting at the little tables in the roomy cafe, which they visited only on business, they began complaining of the hard times and the lack of solidarity shown by American Jews.†   (source)
  • For Petra Cotes, however, he had never been a better man than at that time, perhaps because the pity that he inspired was mixed with love, and because of the feeling of solidarity that misery aroused in both of them.†   (source)
  • "No," Yetta said, but she grinned at the girl, and the girl grinned back, and Yetta thought maybe, just maybe, they'd inched just a little closer to the solidarity Yetta longed for.†   (source)
  • Although Aureliano felt himself linked to the four friends by a common affection and a common solidarity, even to the point where he thought of them as if they were one person, he was closer to Gabriel than to the others.†   (source)
  • It'd been even more incredible than she'd imagined: the surge of solidarity she felt with her fellow workers, the dizzying relief of finally saying out loud, in a way the bosses couldn't ignore, "This isn't fair!†   (source)
  • Aureliano bore Amaranta Ursula's spite patiently and made an effort to show her that he could be as good a husband in adversity as in prosperity, and the daily needs that besieged them when Gaston's last money ran out created a bond of solidarity between them that was not as dazzling and heady as passion, but that let them make love as much and be as happy as during their uproarious and salacious days.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • There was no welcome wagon with shower shoes and a toothbrush; there was no understanding of inappropriate or verboten questions; there was no sense of solidarity or recognition of the sanity-saving value of personal routine or order or self-respect.†   (source)
  • — and for a moment he was laughing, his heart full of family feeling, that tremendous, elemental solidarity.†   (source)
  • I heard their thunder, their storm, the whole prodigious solidarity of the brotherhood accompanying my charge down the court.†   (source)
  • Bronzini walked over and took up a position next to George and they stood without speaking for a long moment in the odd solidarity two strangers might share watching a house burn down.†   (source)
  • Warmer climate, better race relations, and rising prosperity in the region are magnets, but so is a sense of coming "home," and of a stronger black social solidarity.†   (source)
  • During that time, I was able to write to her and my daughters, who were at boarding school in Swaziland, expressing support and solidarity.†   (source)
  • He also spoke with great vigor, with the ease of movement and solidarity of engagement without which a Turkish wrestler would not be able to practice his craft or tolerate his life.†   (source)
  • Solidarity.†   (source)
  • This astonished me; I was tremendously encouraged by these few brave souls from a conservative farming area who expressed their solidarity.†   (source)
  • And one thing more," the attorney said, still at work at his desk, scratching out some legal document as he spoke, confident that the crowd's diminishing solidarity had made it less attractive to his son.†   (source)
  • A generous thought, but his habit of disregarding his health hardly seemed like a way of expressing "pragmatic solidarity."†   (source)
  • A transcendent feeling of superhuman, perfect solidarity with my friends overwhelmed me at that moment.†   (source)
  • But if the neighbor had discovered that Tereza had been unfaithful to Tomas, she would have given Tereza a playful pat on the back as a sign of secret solidarity.†   (source)
  • Solidarity.†   (source)
  • He gave her a copy of Infections and Inequalities, and inscribed it, "For Peggy McAvoy with a big hug of solidarity and with high hopes for your help in Haiti."†   (source)
  • My inclination was to spend the night in the Cape Flats, the bustling black and Coloured townships of Cape Town, in order to show my solidarity with the people.†   (source)
  • But it was our first indication of the strength, the formidable, irrefutable strength that comes from solidarity.†   (source)
  • People were still reacting to the mass persecution of Czech intellectuals with the euphoria of solidarity, and when his former patients found out that Tomas was washing windows for a living, they would phone in and order him by name.†   (source)
  • "Hey," Pig said, uneasily feeling the hostile solidarity of the room directed against him now, "I feel the same way, Mark.†   (source)
  • They called this "pragmatic solidarity," a goofy term perhaps, but the great thing about it was that, if you really practiced it, you didn't have to define it, you could simply point at what had been accomplished.†   (source)
  • I took advantage of this to thank the world's antiapartheid forces for the tremendous work they had done in pressing for sanctions, for the release of myself and fellow political prisoners, and for the genuine support and solidarity they had shown the oppressed people of my country.†   (source)
  • When R Company strutted on the field that day, I felt closer to the Corps than I ever had, felt the old solidarity and oneness of the brotherhood as they marched in unison to the drums and bugles and bagpipes.†   (source)
  • As we rolled in urine and vomit, in that hideous, stinking baptism, we rolled together as a class for the first time, as though controlled by a single, invincible will, and on that night, they could not hurt us, could not touch us, could not even approach us in the ecstasy and amplitude of our solidarity.†   (source)
  • I could not talk; I could not explain how much I valued my code of solidarity "Hold out your hand!"†   (source)
  • "Many men in the Homes of the Scholars have had strange new ideas in the past," said Solidarity 8-1164, "but when the majority of their brother Scholars voted against them, they abandoned their ideas, as all men must."†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • People who write in this manner usually have a general emotional meaning-they dislike one thing and want to express solidarity with another-but they are not interested in the detail of what they are saying.†   (source)
  • Thus the disease, which apparently had forced on us the solidarity of a beleaguered town, disrupted at the same time long-established communities and sent men out to live, as individuals, in relative isolation.†   (source)
  • Because you cant beat them: you just flee (and thank God you can flee, can escape from that massy five-foot-thick maggot-cheesy solidarity which overlays the earth, in which men and women in couples are ranked and racked like ninepins; thanks to whatever Gods for that masculine hipless tapering peg which fits light and glib to move where the cartridge-chambered hips of women hold them fast); —not goodbye: all right: and one night he walked up the gangplank between the torches and probably only the lawyer there to see him off and this not for godspeed but to make sure that he actually took the boat.†   (source)
  • There were rare moments when a feeling and longing for solidarity with other black people would take hold of him.†   (source)
  • This was solidarity.†   (source)
  • There are Solidarity 9-6347, who are a bright youth, without fear in the day; but they scream in their sleep, and they scream: "Help us!†   (source)
  • I was afraid to ask him to help me to get books; his frantic desire to demonstrate a racial solidarity with the whites against Negroes might make him betray me.†   (source)
  • Help us!" into the night, in a voice which chills our bones, but the Doctors cannot cure Solidarity 9-6347.†   (source)
  • I shall call to me my friend who has no name save International 4-8818, and all those like him, Fraternity 2-5503, who cries without reason, and Solidarity 9-6347 who calls for help in the night, and a few others.†   (source)
  • "But it will lead at least to solidarity, and balance of interests," said Ptitsin.†   (source)
  • Carol forgot her misery-hunting in this solidarity of family life.†   (source)
  • Don't you see what I mean by the solidarity of the craft?†   (source)
  • Such a vision of the solidarity of life had never before come to Lily.†   (source)
  • The Mingotts had not proclaimed their disapproval aloud: their sense of solidarity was too strong.†   (source)
  • I understand solidarity in sin among men.†   (source)
  • I understand solidarity in retribution, too; but there can be no such solidarity with children.†   (source)
  • And, at hearing of the miseries her aunt had suffered—for Leonora once more had the aspect of an aunt to the girl—with the swift cruelty of youth and, with the swift solidarity that attaches woman to woman, the girl made her resolves.†   (source)
  • For, knowing that my grandmother never agreed with her, and not being quite confident that it was her own opinion which the rest of us invariably endorsed, she wished to extort from us a wholesale condemnation of my grandmother's views, against which she hoped to force us into solidarity with her own.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • One result of this family solidarity was that the foreign farmers in our county were the first to become prosperous.†   (source)
  • On her way home: "Now that I've made a precedent, joined the union and gone out on one strike and learned personal solidarity, I won't be so afraid.†   (source)
  • "But the universal necessity of living, of drinking, of eating—in short, the whole scientific conviction that this necessity can only be satisfied by universal co-operation and the solidarity of interests—is, it seems to me, a strong enough idea to serve as a basis, so to speak, and a 'spring of life,' for humanity in future centuries," said Gavrila Ardalionovitch, now thoroughly roused.†   (source)
  • For, though women, as I see them, have little or no feeling of responsibility towards a county or a country or a career—although they may be entirely lacking in any kind of communal solidarity—they have an immense and automatically working instinct that attaches them to the interest of womanhood.†   (source)
  • Even the most irresponsible pretty woman of her acquaintance had her inherited obligations, her conventional benevolences, her share in the working of the great civic machine; and all hung together in the solidarity of these traditional functions.†   (source)
  • At daybreak, before we were dressed, without rhyme or reason, save for the pleasure of proving the strength of our solidarity, we would call to one another good-humoredly, cordially, patriotically, "Hurry up; there's no time to be lost; don't forget, it's Saturday!" while my aunt, gossiping with Francoise, and reflecting that the day would be even longer than usual, would say, "You might cook them a nice bit of veal, seeing that it's Saturday."†   (source)
  • You know the awful jaunty bearing of these scarecrows coming to you from a decent past, the rasping careless voice, the half-averted impudent glances—those meetings more trying to a man who believes in the solidarity of our lives than the sight of an impenitent death-bed to a priest.†   (source)
  • Because of the solidarity that binds together the different parts of a general impression, parts that our memory keeps in a balanced whole, of which we are not permitted to subtract or to decline any fraction, I should have liked to be able to pass the rest of the day with one of those women, over a cup of tea, in a little house with dark-painted walls (as Mme. Swann'†   (source)
  • It was the kind of masculine solidarity that he himself often practised; now he sickened at their connivance.†   (source)
  • Archer entirely approved of family solidarity, and one of the qualities he most admired in the Mingotts was their resolute championship of the few black sheep that their blameless stock had produced.†   (source)
  • Either his passion was a sentimental fiction of Miss Stackpole's (there was always a sort of tacit understanding among women, born of the solidarity of the sex, that they should discover or invent lovers for each other), in which case he was not to be feared and would probably not accept the invitation; or else he would accept the invitation and in this event prove himself a creature too irrational to demand further consideration.†   (source)
  • If this be hypocrisy, it is a process which shows itself occasionally in us all, to whatever confession we belong, and whether we believe in the future perfection of our race or in the nearest date fixed for the end of the world; whether we regard the earth as a putrefying nidus for a saved remnant, including ourselves, or have a passionate belief in the solidarity of mankind.†   (source)
  • The solidarity of the Brunswicks, the Nassaus, the Romanoffs, the Hohenzollerns, the Hapsburgs with the Bourbons.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • And therefore the idea of the service of humanity, of brotherly love and the solidarity of mankind, is more and more dying out in the world, and indeed this idea is sometimes treated with derision.†   (source)
  • Everywhere in these days men have, in their mockery, ceased to understand that the true security is to be found in social solidarity rather than in isolated individual effort.†   (source)
  • But confidence in the solidarity and security of the new nation was still anything but universal.†   (source)
  • [40] No other country can show such linguistic solidarity, nor any approach to it—not even Canada, for there a large part of the population resists learning English altogether†   (source)
  • Your horizon rises, I see it parting away for more august dramas,
    I see not America only, not only Liberty's nation but other nations
    preparing,
    I see tremendous entrances and exits, new combinations, the solidarity
    of races,
    I see that force advancing with irresistible power on the world's stage,
    (Have the old forces, the old wars, played their parts?†   (source)
  • It reminded her reassuringly of the synthetic noises made at Solidarity Services and Ford's Day celebrations.   (source)
    solidarity = to reinforce a group's shared values and support for each other
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