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solacing

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  • as incomforting
  • as ingrateful
  • as inencouragement

synonyms for solacing

  • encouraging
  • reassuring
  • refreshing
  • soothing
  • abating
  • allaying
  • alleviating
  • assuaging
  • consoling
  • curing
  • freeing
  • inspiriting
  • invigorating
  • lightening
  • mitigating
  • relieving
  • remedying
  • restoring
  • revitalizing
  • revivifying
  • softening
  • succoring
  • sustaining
  • tranquilizing
  • upholding
  • warming
  • analeptic
  • consolatory
  • health-giving
  • heart-warming
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antonyms for solacing

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  • aggravating
  • depressing
  • dispiriting
  • distressing
  • disturbing
  • irritating
  • upsetting
  • worrying
  • bad
  • disagreeable
  • abusive
  • heedless
  • mean
  • rude
  • thankless
  • unappreciative
  • ungrateful
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How to use solacing in a sentence

Does not your compassionate soul experience at every moment the delightful satisfaction of solacing the unhappy?
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
But he did not even take up a book with the idea of solacing his hours.
AN OLD MAN'S LOVEANTHONY TROLLOPE
The Colonel was sitting there among them, solacing himself by adding to the smoke that thickened the stifling air.
THE MAGNETIC NORTHELIZABETH ROBINS (C. E. RAIMOND)
The girl found Antonio propped against a pion tree, solacing himself philosophically with cigarettes.
BRAND BLOTTERSWILLIAM MACLEOD RAINE
Is not its solacing power a deceptive sleight of hand, by which our pleasing fancies and desires are made to look like truth?
THE MEANING OF FAITHHARRY EMERSON FOSDICK
Then the solacing pipe, and thoughts and memories and some pleasant waking drawn to while away the time.
BIRDS AND MANW. H. HUDSON
My bugler was merely solacing himself for lost joys by recurring to the vocabulary of the trumpet.
ATLANTIC CLASSICSVARIOUS
The Governor evidently found something solacing in the firm voice in which Peter spoke his "yes."
THE HONORABLE PETER STIRLING AND WHAT PEOPLE THOUGHT OF HIMPAUL LEICESTER FORD
This had a solacing influence, and amid much mirth and sundry grimaces, the work went on with tolerable rapidity.
AFLOAT AND ASHOREJAMES FENIMORE COOPER
And they resembled the solacing mirage that arises before the eyes of the thirsty traveller, rather than the drink itself.
THE SONG OF SONGSHERMANN SUDERMANN
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