verb (used with object), con·soled, con·sol·ing.
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As McSpadden wailed in grief, Head climbed on the hood of the car to console her.The Baptism of Michael Brown Sr. and Ferguson’s Baptism by Fire|Justin Glawe|November 27, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The teenager was shaken by the incident, and his father remembers having to console him for hours that day.In Jerusalem Home Demolitions, the Biblical Justice of Revenge|Creede Newton|November 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This woke her husband, who questioned and tried to console her, to no avail.Knocking on Heaven's Door: True Stories of Unexplained, Uncanny Experiences at the Hour of Death|Patricia Pearson|August 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The purpose of art,” Bemelmans once said, “is to console and amuse—myself, and, I hope, others.Madeline’s New York Moment: Ludwig Bemelmans’ Heroine Comes Home|Erin Cunningham|July 8, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Rupert Neve Designs crafted the console that lives at Third Man Records.Jack White Sets World Record for Fastest Record Release|April Siese|April 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
We must now console ourselves with the hope that we shall soon terminate the business.
"Perhaps I can write to you," Hugh tried to console her, feeling horribly guilty and helpless.Rosemary in Search of a Father|C. N. Williamson
The poor boy had suffered so much that it was her duty to console him, and atone for her past neglect.File No. 113|Emile Gaboriau
I endeavoured to console him as well as I could, and suggested, that if the worst came to the worst, the part might be read.
If it be the will of Providence that we fall, we shall have at least the thought to console us that we die innocent.The Paris Sketch Book of Mr. M. A. Titmarsh|William Makepeace Thackeray