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one who shares interests or activities with another

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a close friend who accompanies his buddies in their activities

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A general murmur from his three cronies, and a general shaking of heads at the copper boiler, assured John Willet that they had had good experience of his powers and needed no further evidence to assure them of his superiority.
The cronies nodded to each other, and Mr Parkes remarked in an undertone, shaking his head meanwhile as who should say, 'let no man contradict me, for I won't believe him,' that John Willet was in amazing force to-night, and fit to tackle a Chief Justice.
I tell ye that when they got here they'd be jommlin' and jostlin' one another that way that it `ud be like a fight up on the ice in the old days, when we'd be at one another from daylight to dark, an' tryin' to tie up our cuts by the aurora borealis." This was evidently local pleasantry, for the old man cackled over it, and his cronies joined in with gusto.
It is erroneous to call technical government members as cronies of previous administration, said Farid Niyazov, chief of Interim Government Information and Coordination Center, at the press conference in Bishkek on July 15.The technical government was formed for a short period of time with the purpose to maintain stability in the country, economic and social spheres, to create conditions necessary for conduct of the parliamentary elections, Farid Niyazov said.
Does he mean that he and his cronies have not been listening to the people of the Newcastle wards for the10 years he led the council?
"One small step for man, one giant windfall for Bush oil cronies," Zaitchik wryly concludes.
corporations, former senior government officials, and Suharto cronies have also played a role.
His amassed ill-gotten wealth, through dummies, cronies and secret accounts in foreign banks, was believed to be about $5 to 10 billion.
Bin Hammam and cronies like Trinidad's Jack Warner and Tahitian Reynald Temarii were too corrupt even for Fifa President Sepp Blatter.
sovereignty as the president and his congressional cronies, however.
Behest loans pertain to loans granted to the businesses of alleged Marcos' cronies.
THE poor rely on charity handouts from food banks while they eat like a Lord in the House of Cronies.
Cheney's Halliburton cronies aren't the only well-connected corporate folks getting a share of the spoils in Iraq.
Amid protests over the 'sneaky' burial of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani, President Rodrigo Duterte said on Wednesday that he would expand the scope and power of the Presidential Commission on Good Government (PCGG), which had so far focused on recovering the alleged ill-gotten wealth of the Marcoses and their cronies.
He imposes the tax, Greggs shares fall, Georgie's cronies in the City buy them up, Georgie does a U-turn following public pressure and his cronies sell the shares and make a fortune.