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Synonyms for console

to give hope to in time of grief or pain

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a small table fixed to a wall or designed to stand against a wall

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a scientific instrument consisting of displays and an input device that an operator can use to monitor and control a system (especially a computer system)

an ornamental scroll-shaped bracket (especially one used to support a wall fixture)

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housing for electronic instruments, as radio or television

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The count consoled him, without asking for explanations; and Raoul would certainly have long hesitated before telling him the story of the Angel of Music.
About this time the King came home from his expedition, and thought it a great blow that no one knew what had become of Hermod; but the Queen consoled him as best she could, and after a time the King thought less about his disappearance.
Don Quixote, when he heard the lament and learned the cause, consoled Sancho with the best arguments he could, entreating him to be patient, and promising to give him a letter of exchange ordering three out of five ass-colts that he had at home to be given to him.
He consoled himself as best he could in the society of a dozen rich families, former manufacturers of the old point d'Alencon, owners of pastures and cattle, or merchants doing a wholesale business in linen, among whom, as he hoped, he might find a wealthy wife.
With that speech, Dick consoled himself for his imposture; she was not deceived so grossly after all; and then if a fraud, was not the fraud piety itself?
As for us, half laughing, we consoled and rubbed the unfortunate Ned Land, who swore like one possessed.