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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of console.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Miami's Ken Dorsey in consoled by Ohio State's Tim Anderson as other Buckeyes players celebrate.

    USATODAY.com - Dorsey struggles in final game for Miami

  • (Soundbite of bell) (Soundbite of applause) SAGAL: Vargas Llosa punched famed author Gabriel Garcia Marquez in the face, because, biographers say, Marquez had, quote, "consoled" Vargas Llosa's wife when Vargas Llosa wasn't around.

    Who's Carl This Time?

  • While abroad, Burr "consoled" himself with the drink and thought it good for his health: "My uncle Stephen lived on milk punch," Burr remembered in his journal, "and at the age of eighty-six, mounted by the stirrup a very gay horse, and galloped off with me twelve miles without stopping, and was, I thought, less fatigued than I."

    A Tasty Tonic

  • Had the fire of divine love glowed more fervently in her heart, she would feel the joy of ecstasy, such as consoled the death-bled of the mothers of the saints when the revelation of the sanctity of their children was the last crown of earthly joy.

    Alvira, the Heroine of Vesuvius

  • One of "the Perfected," named Raymond Belhot, congratulated a mother whose daughter he had just "consoled," and ordered her not to give the sick girl anything to eat or drink until he returned, even though she requested it.

    The Inquisition A Critical and Historical Study of the Coercive Power of the Church

  • Upon the days when M. Violette -- they now called him at the office "Father Violette," he had grown so aged and decrepit -- was not too much "consoled" in the cafe in the Rue du Four, and when he was less silent and gloomy than usual, he would say to his son, after the soup:

    A Romance of Youth — Complete

  • Thomas was "consoled" and "comforted," and "induced to remain in the country," by the united persuasions of the Lord Deputy, the Counsellors of State, and the whole army.

    An Illustrated History of Ireland from AD 400 to 1800

  • He added that the watchdog was also "consoled" by some of the information and that half of those surveyed always looked for advice from a healthcare professional -- typically a pharmacist -- before taking over-the-counter medication for the first time.

    Independent.ie - Frontpage RSS Feed

  • George W. Bush Republican consoled the nation following the September 11 terrorist attacks by saying that he prayed for the comfort of a “power greater than any of us” and citing the 23rd Psalm, “Even though I walk through the valley of the shadow of death, I fear no evil, for You are with me.”

    American Grace

  • After Todd was killed in an airplane crash in March 1958, Mr. Fisher consoled the grieving Taylor, and a romance soon bloomed.

    Eddie Fisher dies at 82; 1950s singing star brought low by scandalous love life

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