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comforting

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noun

as in consoling
the giving of hope and strength in times of grief, distress, or suffering the comforting of the sick has always been regarded as one of the major acts of charity

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comforting

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verb

present participle of comfort

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“Comforting.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/comforting. Accessed 29 Nov. 2022.

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