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At $50 a pop, the virtual New York and Boston race registration fees are at best a small financial consolation prize for the two organizers, which normally rake in tens of millions of dollars from their marquee marathons.
‘VIRTUAL MARATHONS’ SEE A SPIKE AS RUNNERS CRAVE A FIX AND ORGANIZERS FIGHT TO KEEP THEM ENGAGEDPHIL WAHBAOCTOBER 17, 2020FORTUNE
Many of the women found consolation in believing that their marital home, or “sasural” was written in their fate.
THREE WOMEN: STORIES OF INDIAN TRAFFICKED BRIDESLGBTQ-EDITOROCTOBER 5, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
While Microsoft may have lost out on TikTok, it’s certainly not skimping on the consolation prize.
HOW MICROSOFT’S BETHESDA DEAL ECHOES DISNEY’S STAR WARS AND MARVEL BUYSLUCINDA SHENSEPTEMBER 22, 2020FORTUNE
It is difficult to face this moment in our forced separation without even the consolation of being able to embrace or to wipe each other’s tears.
STANDING TOGETHERTATE RYAN-MOSLEYAUGUST 19, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
Some of those teams were undoubtedly expecting to still be playing, but they all likely would have been happy with the highly touted winger as consolation.
FIRST THE NEW YORK RANGERS MADE THE POSTSEASON. THEN THEY GOT THE NO. 1 DRAFT PICK.JULIAN MCKENZIEAUGUST 13, 2020FIVETHIRTYEIGHT
The poor must look to the brightness of a future world for the consolation that they were denied in this.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
And it is small consolation to me to note that most people's minds seem to be no better done than mine.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
Augustus Theodore swings on a chair before the fire, which he keeps at work for his own especial consolation.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, NO. CCCXXXIX. JANUARY, 1844. VOL. LV.VARIOUS
She found no consolation in the fact that she had been encouraged to do as she had done by those who claimed to love her.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
From there on Piegan set a pace that taxed our horses' mettle—that was one consolation—we were well mounted.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
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WORDS RELATED TO CONSOLATION

  • alleviation
  • assuagement
  • condolement
  • condolence
  • consolation
  • pity
  • relief
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