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 Meanings and Examples of PARTISAN
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partisan
 a.  one-sided; prejudiced; committed to a party
Classic Sentence:
1  The so-called partisan war began with the entry of the French into Smolensk.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III
2  The partisan warfare flamed up most fiercely in the latter days of October.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER III
3  Tikhon, who at first did rough work, laying campfires, fetching water, flaying dead horses, and so on, soon showed a great liking and aptitude for partisan warfare.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 14: CHAPTER V
4  They will be aided in so doing by the same partisan public sentiment which passed the law.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-Barnett
Get Context   In VII
5  The friar was now completely accoutred as a yeoman, with sword and buckler, bow, and quiver, and a strong partisan over his shoulder.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  Napoleon, in the Island of Elba, is too near France, and his proximity keeps up the hopes of his partisans.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
7  de Villefort to purify Marseilles of his partisans.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 6. The Deputy Procureur du Roi.
8  Hanno, who has also been mentioned, failing to accomplish his object by poison, armed his partisans to the number of many thousands; but both he and they came to an ill end.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VI.
9  Thus it happens that whenever those who are hostile have the opportunity to attack they do it like partisans, whilst the others defend lukewarmly, in such wise that the prince is endangered along with them.
The Prince By Niccolo Machiavelli
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI — CONCERNING NEW PRINCIPALITIES WHICH ARE ACQU...
10  Two noble gentlemen, who had a weakness for strong drink, had been made drunk by the partisans of Snetkov, and a third had been robbed of his uniform.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In PART 6: Chapter 28
11  The remaining and lower part of the hall was filled with guards, holding partisans, and with other attendants whom curiosity had drawn thither, to see at once a Grand Master and a Jewish sorceress.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXVII
12  Spanish policy and Austrian policy would have their representatives in the cabinet of the Louvre, where they had as yet but partisans; and he, Richelieu--the French minister, the national minister--would be ruined.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In 43 THE SIGN OF THE RED DOVECOT
Example Sentence:
1  The audience was very partisan, and refused to listen to the points she was making in her speech.
2  The audience was very partisan, and refused to listen to the her speech.
3  He is clearly too partisan to be a referee.
4  Lawmakers on both sides of the partisan aisle are growing increasingly impatient with website snafus that they say are frustrating the public and adding to taxpayer costs.
5  Promising “a year of action” as he tries to rejuvenate a presidency mired in low approval ratings and stymied by partisan stalemates, Mr. Obama used his annual State of the Union address to chart a new path forward relying on his own executive authority.
6  On certain issues of principle, she refused to take a partisan stand, but let her conscience be her guide.