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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of fraternise.


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  • "fraternised" at the Delhi _Hartal_ in attempts to compel its observance by violence which obliged the authorities to use forcible methods of repression, and of the five rioters who were killed two were Mahomedans.

    India, Old and New

  • Diplomats have always fraternised to some extent with "the enemy" and journalists, for their part, have always had opinions about the things they cover.

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  • The two sides even fraternised when breaks in combat allowed it the famous Christmas Day football match, having patriotic sing-offs from opposing trenches, assisting one another in recovering the dead and wounded.

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  • He and his wife, Chou Meng, fraternised with the Khmer Rouge guards over the walls.

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  • But instead of the clerk there came the master, with whom the captain fraternised on the spot to an extent that utterly confounded him.

    A Message from the Sea

  • After this battle the soldiers came together of their own accord, and freely fraternised with the troops of Thrasylus.


  • It was during these truces that men from both sides fraternised, swapping rations.

    At My Table

  • Hall; yet, it appeared, she found none amongst them very genial: she fraternised with none of them, to use her own words.

    Shirley, by Charlotte Bronte

  • “I thought you fraternised rather over the state of things.”

    The White Monkey

  • For you most know I went to church, and afterwards fraternised with the clergyman who did the service; such a gentle old soul — and, singularly enough, he is the grandfather of Lady Dumbello, who is staying here.

    The Small House at Allington


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