solace


solace
noun
ADJECTIVE
great
spiritual
VERB + SOLACE
bring (sb), give sb, offer (sb), provide

The news brought no solace to the grieving relatives.

find, take

Unable to leave his bed, he found some solace in reading about other people's travels.

seek

They sought solace in religion from the harshness of their everyday lives.

PREPOSITION
solace in

I take solace in the fact that he died in peace.

PHRASES
turn to sb/sth for solace

His career took a nosedive and he turned to drugs for solace.


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