take solace in (something)

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take solace in (something)

To be comforted or consoled by something. I know it's hard to see him this way, but you can take solace in the knowledge that your grandfather is not in any pain. I took solace in the fact that I would be leaving the job in just a few short months.
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take solace (in something)

to console oneself with some fact. I am inordinately impoverished, but I take solace in the fact that I have a splendiferous vocabulary.
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My predecessor, Erwin Knoll, used to say, "If we're not pissing someone off every month, we're not doing our job." So I take solace in that.
So begins Mohammed Barrada's intentionally disturbing tale "The Story of the Severed Head." Before its adventures are over, Barrada's severed head will take flight and deliver a politically subversive message to an astonished populace: You may take solace in fantasies, the head announces, but those fantasies are the source of your oppression.