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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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Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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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McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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