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  • v. Present participle of fraternize.


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  • The idea that religious servicemembers would be unable to serve alongside gays and lesbians, and that gays and lesbians would somehow be incapable of fulfilling their duties without violating rules against fraternizing is insulting to both.

    Obama's Prop. 8?

  • "To say 100% of the G. I.'s are fraternizing is a down right dirty lie," one infantry sergeant wrote in June 1945.

    Miss Yourlovin: GIs, Gender, and Domesticity during World War II

  • I had just succeeded in fraternizing with them and was downing my first drink at their expense, when a heavy hand descended on my shoulder.

    Hoboes That Pass in the Night

  • In the 1940s, wherever U.S. troops were deployed, whether among steadfast allies or recently conquered enemies, and regardless of culture, language, religion or the best efforts of the military hierarchy to prevent "fraternizing," soldiers and locals got married.

    Love and War

  • Senator Orrin G. Hatch, Republican of Utah, who worked on many bipartisan health care bills over the years, often with a close friend, the late Senator Edward M. Kennedy, Democrat of Massachusetts, said that the both parties were to blame but that external factors including ethics rules also discouraged senators from fraternizing.

    Matthew Yglesias » The Strange Case for the Filibuster

  • Surprisingly, I'm enjoying the stuff in GLC that made me cringe to hear about it -- Soranik and Kyle, the no-fraternizing between Lanterns rule, and the Star Sapphires making another appearance.

    What Are You Reading? | Robot 6 @ Comic Book Resources – Covering Comic Book News and Entertainment

  • Yes | No | Report from O Garcia wrote 26 weeks 15 hours ago can't believe you were fraternizing with an Outdoor Life writer. what would Lefty say?

    How I Spent My Summer Vacation

  • Afterwards, two of the most talented Palestinian players were criticized so heavily for fraternizing with Israelis that their families barred them from attending again.

    Australia Kicks Off Mideast Diplomacy in a Football Game

  • "And the land's impossible, with Zaragoza's and Villa's men on the loot and maybe fraternizing," Davies agreed.


  • Members who relocate here are often accused of fraternizing with the enemy: professional politicians, lobbyists and other Inside-the-Beltway types.

    The Chris Lee scandal and the anonymity of the average congressman


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