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- n. a comrade (especially in Russian communism)
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They were classified as “special deportees” and forbidden to use the word tovarisch, or comrade, which was above them.
During this time, a period of surreptitious rehabilitation, he became a tovarisch again, though he lived with the worry of discovery.
I guess you were expected to subsidize that, tovarisch!
I asked him where he was from, and he gave a weary smile – tovarisch, the name, the accent, is it what you are thinkink?
Come now, tovarisch - you may not have personally ordered an artillery attack on the Duma, but like most thoughtful citizens under most legislatures, you must have felt a strong desire to do so…
But, as I say, have fun there in the hoary netherworld of your imagination, tovarisch Pravda.
"" And what makes you think the Cold War is over, tovarisch? "my friend asked as he carefully took out a cigarette, lit it, and blew the smoke out the window.