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console
used in Anna Karenina

11 uses
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Definition
to comfort (emotionally)
  • But when her father left them she made ready for what was the chief thing needful—to go to Kitty and console her.
    Part Two (5% in)
  • If only she doesn't take it into her head to console me!" thought Dolly.
    Part One (57% in)
  • She felt certain that her surmises were correct; that Kitty's misery, her inconsolable misery, was due precisely to the fact that Levin had made her an offer and she had refused him, and Vronsky had deceived her, and that she was fully prepared to love Levin and to detest Vronsky.
    Part Two (7% in)
  • She at once began talking to him with French exaggerated politeness, applauding him for having such a delightful daughter, extolling Kitty to the skies before her face, and calling her a treasure, a pearl, and a consoling angel.
    Part Two (94% in)
  • One consolatory reflection upon her conduct had occurred to her at the first moment of the final rupture, and when now she recalled all the past, she remembered that one reflection.
    Part Five (23% in)
  • "That will come," was the consoling reassurance given him by Golenishtchev, in whose view Vronsky had both talent, and what was most important, culture, giving him a wider outlook on art.
    Part Five (36% in)
  • Alexey Alexandrovitch listened to her now, and those expressions which had seemed to him, if not distasteful, at least exaggerated, now seemed to him natural and consolatory.
    Part Five (66% in)
  • She sent to ask him to come to her immediately; with a throbbing heart she awaited him, rehearsing to herself the words in which she would tell him all, and the expressions of love with which he would console her.
    Part Five (91% in)
  • "You needn't try to console me, mistress.
    Part Six (6% in)
  • He had said it without thinking, simply to console her.
    Part Seven (5% in)
  • "Of course I don't care, but still I feel ashamed and awfully stupid," thought Levin, consoling himself with the reflection that everyone does it.
    Part Seven (17% in)

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