We should try to console the people when they lost their relatives.
I always console my friend in grief.
placate vt. 抚慰； 怀柔
You had better placate your parent’s angry.
reassure vt. 使放心；使消除疑虑；
This victory reassured us.
solace vt. 抚慰；慰籍；
I usually solace myself with music.
consolable adj. 可安慰的；
We finally heat consolable news about earthquakes.
consolation n. 慰籍
The succor is a great consolation to the victims of the deadly earthquake in Sichuan..
consolidate v. 统一；稳固；
We have a made a start in the succor, now it is time to consolidate.
afflict vt. 使人痛苦；苦恼；使折磨；
He is afflicted with debts.
torment vt. 折磨；使痛苦（常用于被动式，与by 或with 合用）
Even since he divorced with his wife, he has been tormented with remorse.
torture vt. 折磨；使痛苦；歪曲；
I was tortured with a toothache last night.
His successful negotiations with the U.S. helped him to ________his position in the government.
1. consolidate 2. torment 3. afflict