For the most part, the facial expressions of those sitting around the table were sympathetic, but Dulce looked as if she was ready to break into tears.
She leaned against his chest for a moment, comforted by his sympathetic embrace.
I'm afraid I wasn't very sympathetic, though.
He deserved more than the sympathetic ear she had been lending him lately.
She felt his sympathetic gaze on her back as she turned toward the stairs.
Betsy, usually as nearly sympathetic as Martha, pointed out there were scads of other missing children we were neglecting.
While we were sympathetic to dad, we decided after heated discussion simply tip what we learned.
The authorities were most sympathetic and cautioned me against taking short cuts when parking in the city at night.
As he was about to leave, Brandon Westlake returned with Cynthia and, being sympathetic to his labors, volunteered to ferry the returning swimmers back to Bird Song.
Cynthia was sufficiently sympathetic to the afternoon pounding Dean had taken to not bust his chops over the Fat Tire Ale.
I keep trying to be sympathetic to her situation but you know how I feel about abortion.
Unfortunately, his efforts were all too often thwarted by a sympathetic judge or a system that could not find jail space for the numbers of criminals brought before it.
Ethel, her usual sympathetic self, reached for her cigarettes and began to get dressed after what she deemed sufficient time to put up with the unsuccessful performance.
It wasn't a suggestion and there was nothing sympathetic about his tone.
A crowd of instruments that seemed at first to overwhelm it in sympathetic comments is perfectly dramatic and appropriate on the symphonic scale.
The emperor Nicholas found that his ambassador at Vienna, Baron Meyendorff, was not a sympathetic instrument for carrying out his schemes in the East.
Thomas Clarkson (Portraiture of Quakerism) has given an elaborate and sympathetic account of the Quakers as he knew them when he travelled amongst them from house to house on his crusade against the slave trade.
We are sympathetic to the laid-off workers, but no one would suggest the cotton gin not be installed.
He was the most sympathetic of companions.
They were all gentle and sympathetic and I felt the charm of their manner as much as I had felt the brilliancy of their essays and poems.
Why, only a little while ago people thought it quite impossible to teach the deaf-blind anything; but no sooner was it proved possible than hundreds of kind, sympathetic hearts were fired with the desire to help them, and now we see how many of those poor, unfortunate persons are being taught to see the beauty and reality of life.
To Pierre he said nothing, merely giving his arm a sympathetic squeeze below the shoulder.
I hope you will find him sympathetic and ready to co- operate in promoting all that is reasonable.
As she stepped to the door she already saw in imagination Andrew's face as she remembered it in childhood, a gentle, mild, sympathetic face which he had rarely shown, and which therefore affected her very strongly.