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console -- as in: to console
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David Copperfield
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  • She fainted when she saw me return, and made a little jug of egg-hot afterwards to console us while we talked it over.
  • I am imperfectly consoled for this disappointment by the sacred pledge, the perished flower.
  • No J. D. weeping bitterly, and inconsolable.
  • It is curious to me how I could ever have consoled myself under my small troubles (which were great troubles to me), by impersonating my favourite characters in them — as I did — and by putting Mr. and Miss Murdstone into all the bad ones — which I did too.
  • How it made me restless to think of her weeping to others, or being consoled by others.
  • It’s so consoling!
  • Also to tell you, that you had best seek that home of yours, with all speed, and hide your head among those excellent people who are expecting you, and whom your money will console.
  • I have tried to resign myself, and to console myself; and that, I hope, I may have done imperfectly; but what I cannot firmly settle in my mind is, that the end will absolutely come.

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  • She consoled him after his mother died.
  • "You’ll be alright," she said in a consoling voice.

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