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solace

sol·ace

solace

 
 
pronunciation:
sa lihs
parts of speech:
noun, transitive verb
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part of speech: noun
definition 1: comfort or consolation in times of sorrow or suffering.
After her husband's death, she sought solace among her friends.Many homeless and suffering people found solace at the mission.
synonyms:
comfort, consolation
similar words:
cheer
definition 2: something that provides such comfort.
The knowledge that he had done his best was solace for having lost.
synonyms:
cheer, comfort, consolation
antonyms:
affliction
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: solaced, solaces, solacing
definition: to give comfort or consolation to (a person in distress, oneself, or the like); cheer up.
synonyms:
cheer, comfort, console
similar words:
assuage, bolster, condole, encourage, hearten, relieve, soothe, succor, support
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derivations: solacement (n.), solacer (n.)