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comforting

adjective
     
com‧fort‧ing
making you feel less worried, unhappy, or upset
it is comforting to think/have/know etc
It's comforting to know I can call my parents any time.
With this comforting thought, Harry fell asleep.
His voice was strangely comforting.
comfortingly adverb

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