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Solace: Word Wednesday (Improve Your Word Power)

Solace is the word for this Wednesday. I find it interesting to note how many words in the English language start with “sol.” There must be a connection to the sun surely but let’s see. Merriam-Webster has this to say about solace: solace transitive verb so·lace \ˈsä-ləs also ˈsō-\ Popularity: Top 20% of words Definition  solaced solacing 1 : to give comfort to in grief or misfortune : console 2 a : to make cheerful b : amuse 3 : allay, soothe <solace grief> solacement  noun solacer noun Examples in a sentence Solaced by an abundance of whisky, champagne and cigars, he always bounced back, restoring and recreating himself through intensely active immersion in one or another of his varied interests … —Robert Kuttner, New…

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