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con·sole1

console1

 
 
pronunciation:
kn sol
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part of speech: transitive verb
inflections: consoled, consoles, consoling
definition: to give comfort in time of loss, defeat, or suffering; relieve grief or disappointment; give solace to.
Nothing could console him after his wife died.Although I didn't win, finishing second consoled me somewhat.
 
synonyms:
comfort, solace
antonyms:
upset
similar words:
assuage, calm, cheer, encourage, hearten, pacify, reassure, soothe, sustain
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derivations: consolable (adj.), consolatory (adj.), consolingly (adv.), consoler (n.)
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