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  • n. Plural form of comfort.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of comfort.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. things that make you comfortable and at ease

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Examples

  • Pleasures_ was published -- 1682-1683 -- the following work was registered at Stationers 'Hall: _The Woman's Advocate, or fifteen real comforts of matrimony, being in requital of the late fifteen_ sham _comforts_.

    The Ten Pleasures of Marriage and the Second Part, The Confession of the New Married Couple

  • Rather, he drew a picture of the opportunities to be presented to the boys in seeing the new land, of what he called the comforts of their snug cabin and of the advantages that must come to all young men in becoming acquainted with the little-known frontiers of their country.

    On the Edge of the Arctic or, An Aeroplane in Snowland

  • The suffering that contributes to our own comforts is an especially egregious "loss of memory."

    Boycotts Must Happen in the Heart

  • One of the few comforts is that the sorrow and pain would not be so great if you hadn't loved Kore so much and the only way to avoid that pain would to never have had that love in your life; that would be far worse.

    For Kore

  • The interior of Ralph's home is very comfortable and has all the latest in comforts and furnishings.

    December in Mazamitla by Ralph Rodriguez with Alan Cogan

  • It's also a little small for me (as is San Miguel) -- Irapuato has a population of about 500,000 which brings with it certain comforts and amenities.

    Comonfort

  • I prefer micro-budget travel (so will carry extra US gas!) but enjoy bargain comforts too, like $3/night camping at Playa Zipolite, or a $5/night beachfront palapa at Playa Naranjo (or others), south of Mulege.

    Jan. 22/23 Caravan to B. Concepcion OR Oaxaca?

  • He has no interest in comforts, possessions, or normal pleasures.

    A Brief History of Yasir Arafat

  • Many a girl would be rendered unhappy by being deprived of certain comforts and privileges she has enjoyed in her home.

    Courtship After Marriage

  • We see, then, that ever since ancient times the forests have been very much to the fore in the thoughts of the men who live near them and who derive so many of their rude comforts from the trees in the forests.

    Fears and Fancies of the Forests

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