Pronunciation: (sol'is), [key]
—n., v., -aced, -ac•ing.
—n.Also called sol'ace•ment.
1. comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or trouble; alleviation of distress or discomfort.
2. something that gives comfort, consolation, or relief: The minister's visit was the dying man's only solace.
1. to comfort, console, or cheer (a person, oneself, the heart, etc.).
2. to alleviate or relieve (sorrow, distress, etc.).
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