simple past tense and past participle of solace


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Source: Wiktionary


Sol"ace, n. Etym: [OF. solas, ssoulaz, L. solacium, solatium, fr. solari to comfort, console. Cf. Console, v. t.]

1. Comfort in grief; alleviation of grief or anxiety; also, that which relieves in distress; that which cheers or consoles; relief. In business of mirth and of solace. Chaucer. The proper solaces of age are not music and compliments, but wisdom and devotion. Rambler.

2. Rest; relaxation; ease. [Obs.] To make his steed some solace. Chaucer.


– Comfort; consolation; alleviation; relief.

Sol"ace, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Solaced; p. pr. & vb. n. Solacing.] Etym: [OF. solacier, soulacier, F. solacier, LL. solatiare. See Solace, n.]

1. To cheer in grief or under calamity; to comfort; to relieve in affliction, solitude, or discomfort; to console; -- applied to persons; as, to solace one with the hope of future reward.

2. To allay; to assuage; to soothe; as, to solace grief.


– To comfort; assuage; allay. See Comfort.

Sol"ace, v. i.

Definition: To take comfort; to be cheered. Shak.

Source: Webster’s Unabridged Dictionary 1913 Edition


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