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Word: solace

Definition: comfort in sorrow or trouble; consolation; V: comfort or console in time of sorrow or trouble


Sentences Containing 'solace'

The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news.
Thus I ever lost my children without solace, and got them amidst fresh grief.....'
If there was any word of comfort that would be a solace to her in her dying hour, and only I possessed it, I wouldn't part with it for Life itself.'
You will always be my solace and resource, as you have always been.
Not so the sailor, beholding the scenery of the Antarctic seas; where at times, by some infernal trick of legerdemain in the powers of frost and air, he, shivering and half shipwrecked, instead of rainbows speaking hope and solace to his misery, views what seems a boundless churchyard grinning upon him with its lean ice monuments and splintered crosses.
The whales might have made one of their regular soundings, not a temporary dive from mere fright; and if that were the case, Stubb, as his wont in such cases, it seems, was resolved to solace the languishing interval with his pipe.
Yet, oh, the great sun is no fixture; and if, at midnight, we would fain snatch some sweet solace from him, we gaze for him in vain!

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