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solace

noun [S or U] uk   /ˈsɒl.ɪs/ us    /ˈsɑː.lɪs/ literary
help and comfort when you are feeling sad or worried: When his wife left him, he found solace in the bottle (= drank alcohol). Music was a great solace to me.

solace

verb [T] uk   /ˈsɒl.ɪs/ us    /ˈsɑː.lɪs/ literary
to give help and comfort to someone when they are feeling sad or worried
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