solace

Part of speech: verb

To cheer in trouble.

Part of speech: verb

To alleviate, as grief.

Part of speech: noun

Comfort in grief, trouble, or calamity.

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Usage examples "solace":

  1. He has but one solace- he hopes to have better luck with me next time. - "Cobb's Anatomy", Irvin S. Cobb.
  2. In reading she found her greatest solace. - "The Explorer", W. Somerset Maugham.
  3. In later years, when he had gone to the other world, and the days grew long and lonely, this game of solitaire, so strangely acquired from the bearded Russian, became a solace. - "The Life of Mrs. Robert Louis Stevenson", Nellie Van de Grift Sanchez.