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console
used in The Awakening

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Definition
to comfort (emotionally)
  • But she died between summers; then Robert posed as an inconsolable, prostrating himself at the feet of Madame Ratignolle for whatever crumbs of sympathy and comfort she might be pleased to vouchsafe.
    Chapter 5 (13% in)
  • Madame Ratignolle's sister, who had always been with her at such trying times, had not been able to come up from the plantation, and Adele had been inconsolable until Mrs. Pontellier so kindly promised to come to her.
    Chapter 37 (9% in)
  • This assurance was very consoling to Mariequita.
    Chapter 39 (18% in)

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