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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'

After visiting her parents, Seema decides to take an extreme step for their solace and to the surprise of her boyfriend Ajay (Vinod Mehra) and the Shukla family.
And even for love, there is a solace she finds this into Dido and Raymond.
BT is also scoring the upcoming film "Solace".
Cautious and withdrawn by nature, detesting travel whether by road or canal boat, wracked by the gallstones that eventually killed him, he found solace in the library he amassed over a period of fifty years (Nuovo 2003).
Francis Bacon also states that he was "a good lawmaker for the ease and solace of the common people".
He finds some solace in his friendship with Doctor Zoe Hamilton, however.
He refers to the "solace of the savage" ("aissi farai lo conort del salvatge") and remarks that the expectation of joy makes him brave and that therefore he should better enjoy the snowfall rather than the blossoming of the flowers.
If a harem is a confined community of women, and a Turkish harem in the time of the Ottoman sultans was primarily composed of foreign-born, non-Turkish women, then "the Expat Harem" is its virtual and modern day rendition: expatriate women living in present day Turkey, leading an (initially) insular life due to language barriers, cultural naivete, and a resilient ethnocentricity, yet who also find solace and wisdom in one another's Turkish experiences.
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.'
In 2008, Hebden collaborated with composer David Arnold to write "Crawl, End Crawl", the song used for the end credits of the film "Quantum of Solace".
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.
Seeking solace in the studio, he reflected: "My daughter doesn’t want me sitting around being unhappy.
The belief in immortality remains particularly potent for him, both as a factor of faith and as a solace amidst the difficulties of life.
The business of her life was to get her daughters married; its solace was visiting and news.
The two artists further collaborated on the album "Solace Sorrow", released in conjunction with "In the Cities of Coin and Spice", on the same publication day.
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.
The woman flees her old-fashioned husband for solace in the arms of a former lover.
These pressures eventually led Smith to seek solace in both her family life and religion, becoming a Born Again Christian in the spring of 1968.
Three thousand dollars was distributed through official channels to aid in the equipment of the ambulance ships "Relief", of the War Department, and Navy Department ship, "Solace".
Thus I ever lost my children without solace, and got them amidst fresh grief.....'
To bring solace to the suffering he designed various projects and every one of them has been a milestone in uplifting the down-trodden.
When Hal, who had hated Ferris for what had happened, discovered the truth, he and Carol found solace in each other's grief.
When the film premiered in Belgrade on November 12, 2008, it outsold the James Bond film "Quantum of Solace" which opened there that same weekend, bumping the Bond film to second place in the Serbian box office.
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!
You will always be my solace and resource, as you have always been.

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