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console -- as in: to console
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  • At times he repeated lines to himself and this consoled him.
  • But the young men whom she met were ordinary and she gave them no encouragement, trying to console her romantic desires by eating a great deal of Turkish Delight in secret.
  • He would cast about in his mind for some words that might console her, and would find only lame and useless ones.

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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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