1. Comfort in sorrow, misfortune, or distress; consolation.
2. A source of comfort or consolation.
tr.v. sol·aced, sol·ac·ing, sol·ac·es
1. To comfort, cheer, or console, as in trouble or sorrow. See Synonyms at comfort.
2. To allay or assuage: "They solaced their wretchedness, however, by duets after supper" (Jane Austen).
[Middle English solas, from Old French, from Latin sōlācium, from sōlārī, to console.]
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