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solace

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Definition comfort felt or given during a time of disappointment or misery
  • She offered some words of solace and he felt better.
solace = comfort
  • Those who dislike the President can take solace in our system of checks and balances that limits his power.
  • solace = comfort felt or given during a time of disappointment or misery
  • Nature has been for me, for as long as I remember, a source of solace, inspiration, adventure, and delight; a home, a teacher, a companion.
    Lorraine Anderson
  • solace = comfort felt or given
  • For people who are forced for whole hours, and even days, to think by routine in one direction, such free private thinking affords a kind of comfort, an agreeable solace.
    Anton Chekhov  --  Home
  • solace = comfort
  • And judging by the past, I wish to know what there has been in the conduct of the British ministry for the last ten years, to justify those hopes with which gentlemen have been pleased to solace themselves, and the House?
    Patrick Henry  --  Give Me Liberty or Give Me Death
  • solace = comfort
  • And for that small solace he is grateful.
    Jon Krakauer  --  Into the Wild
  • The language of solace, and comets, and the girls we all become, in the end.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Someone Like You
  • Yet the thought of this eventual demise provides no sense of victory, no solace.
    Jhumpa Lahiri  --  The Namesake
  • The demon was slain, but the fact offered little solace.
    Henry H. Neff  --  The Fiend And The Forge
  • There would be solace in Fanny's presence, knowing that she and Fanny both had lost husbands in the black days of martial law.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • In her church and its affairs she found her only solace.
    Mark Twain  --  Pudd'nhead Wilson
  • Let us hope she finds solace in such things; she'll have little else.
    Frank Herbert  --  Dune
  • Seeing my camera made the past six months come rushing back: the solace I'd sought in the darkroom.
    Sarah Dessen  --  Dreamland
  • If he cannot, then let him seek the solace of the everlasting grave.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • She was a great solace to my mother.
    Malala Yousafzai  --  I Am Malala
  • Throughout these days Mary had, during these breathing spells, drawn a kind of solace from the recurrent thought: at least I am enduring it.
    James Agee  --  A Death in the Family
  • I don't have the solace of daily conversation.
    Barbara Kingsolver  --  The Poisonwood Bible
  • Seriously, you can find a great deal of long-range solace in the idea of an afterlife.
    Don DeLillo  --  White Noise
  • He laid much stress on the genius of the sufferer, as if this idea must be one of immense solace in the present crisis.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Idiot
  • The only solace, the only hope I had left, was knowing that I would see Edward soon.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Twilight

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