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console1

con·sole1

console1

 
 
pronunciation:
kn sol
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part of speech: verb
inflections: consoled, consoles, consoling
definition: to give comfort in time of loss or suffering; make less sad.
She consoled him after his grandmother died.He lost the game and could not be consoled.
 
synonyms:
comfort
antonyms:
upset
similar words:
calm, cheer, encourage, pacify, reassure, soothe
derivations: consolable (adj.), consolatory (adj.), consolingly (adv.), consoler (n.)
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