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comforting

[kuhm-fer-ting] /ˈkʌm fər tɪŋ/
adjective
1.
affording comfort or solace.
Origin
1250-1300
1250-1300; Middle English; see comfort, -ing2
Related forms
comfortingly, adverb
uncomforting, adjective
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