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take comfort

verb as in bask

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Example Sentences

"We take comfort knowing they are together in Heaven," the family said in a statement.

Here, we can at least take comfort in the fact that the seventies are behind us.

I hope he and Sharansky can take comfort in that, if nothing else.

If he'd said those folks "take comfort in" guns and religion, it wouldn't have been nearly so bad.

If the stock buckles under another “discovery,” shareholders can take comfort in blaming themselves, not Jamie Dimon.

I can really take comfort going out, I feel so safe in my mind, now that sugar is hid.

"Take comfort," rejoined Ishtar, glad to do a kindness even for this flighty dame.

But she had not sufficient command of her thoughts to be able at first to take comfort from such a reflection as this.

They married young and their wives died early, leaving their men to take comfort, or celebrate relief, in their own way.

"I never did think to take comfort in talking to a cat," Miss Recompense would say to herself with a touch of sarcasm.


On this page you'll find 19 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to take comfort, such as: indulge, relish, revel, savor, enjoy, and luxuriate.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.