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1‘his friends tried to console him, but he couldn't help thinking about the money’
comfort, solace, condole with, give condolences to
sympathize with, express sympathy to, show compassion to, pity, commiserate with, show fellow feeling to
help, aid, support, gladden, hearten, encourage, reassure, fortify
soothe, ease, succour, assuage, alleviate
1‘he bent over the console, pushing buttons at random’
control panel, instrument panel, dashboard, keyboard, keypad
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