consolatory


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Synonyms for consolatory

affording comfort or solace

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Newman stood there with his hand on the carriage-door listening to this consolatory murmur with an unlighted eye.
Whether because of its symbolic sense, the image it presents of a life linked with the soil, and enclosing in itself the chief sources of warmth and nourishment, or whether merely because of the consolatory thought that it enables the dwellers in that harsh climate to get to their morning's work without facing the weather, it is certain that the "L" rather than the house itself seems to be the centre, the actual hearth-stone of the New England farm.
Snagsby, however, giving him the consolatory assurance, "It's only a job you will be paid for, Jo," he recovers; and on being taken outside by Mr.
He had a pleasant sense that she would be very approachable for consolatory purposes.
Moreover, the present situation had nothing very consolatory about it.
If we don't find it before dark we are dead men, that is all about it," was my consolatory reply.
Philip waited behind after the others to say to her something consolatory.
Well, that is a capital and most consolatory coincidence, and you shall have the benefit of our invention.
And now during these last three weeks of the march he had learned still another new, consolatory truth- that nothing in this world is terrible.
Bulstrode, hardly fifteen months after the death of Peter Featherstone, had become the proprietor of Stone Court, and what Peter would say "if he were worthy to know," had become an inexhaustible and consolatory subject of conversation to his disappointed relatives.
Rosa had scarcely pronounced these consolatory words when a voice was heard from the staircase asking Gryphus how matters were going on.
It's a good thing Rachel Lynde got a calling down; she's a meddlesome old gossip," was Matthew's consolatory rejoinder.
With that consolatory remark he unlocked the door leading into the yard, and walked out.
With which consolatory assurance, Peg Sliderskew gathered up the chosen suit, and folding her skinny arms upon the bundle, stood, mouthing, and grinning, and blinking her watery eyes, like an uncouth figure in some monstrous piece of carving.
One consolatory reflection upon her conduct had occurred to her at the first moment of the final rupture, and when now she recalled all the past, she remembered that one reflection.