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The 2018 Hall of Fame class is another story, a consolation prize to all downtrodden Valley basketball fans.
Blythe Danner The award-winning actress (and mom of Gwyneth Paltrow) revealed that her granddaughter, Apple Martin, calls her Lalo—although that may have been a consolation prize.
No matter what happens in next week's SEC tournament, the Tigers should be following Waters into NIT, the 32-team consolation prize for squads that don't automatically qualify or gain an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament.
In an unusually weak year, this also-ran for Best Picture will get Best Adapted Screenplay as a consolation prize.
The odd man out might be the front-runner somewhere else, so that’s not the worst consolation prize.
Nothing comes easy in the postseason, even playing in what many would call a small consolation prize for getting to the edge of reaching the NCAA Tournament.
The National Invitation Tournament holds a unique place in college sports as a consolation prize.
The bag isn't for sale, but there's a consolation prize for fans: Poole is set to launch a line of her own accessories—bags, earrings, shirts—later this spring.
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CONSOLATION PRIZE Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of consolation prize for English Language Learners
: a prize that is given to someone who has not won a contest
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