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console -- as in: to console
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  • "I have no doubt you have seen a great deal of Mr. Townsend, and done your best to console him for Catherine’s absence," he said.
  • He afterwards consoled himself, and married a very different person, little Miss Sturtevant, whose attractions were obvious to the dullest comprehension.
  • I can only tell her I think very highly of you; and how will that console her for losing you?
  • You must console her.
  • "If you don’t console her any better than you console me, you certainly won’t be of much use!
  • "If you don’t console her any better than you console me, you certainly won’t be of much use!

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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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