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console -- as in: to console
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  • In the agitation caused by the gravity of her announcement he sought a consolatory short cut.
  • Whether because of its symbolic sense, the image it presents of a life linked with the soil, and enclosing in itself the chief sources of warmth and nourishment, or whether merely because of the consolatory thought that it enables the dwellers in that harsh climate to get to their morning’s work without facing the weather, it is certain that the "L" rather than the house itself seems to be the centre, the actual hearth-stone of the New England farm.

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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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