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Synonyms for amenities

things that make you comfortable and at ease

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Beyond such amenities I had left my family severely alone.
After these amenities, the white master and the black talked of many things, the one bluffing with the white-man's superiority of intellect and knowledge, the other feeling and guessing, primitive statesman that he was, in an effort to ascertain the balance of human and political forces that bore upon his Su'u territory, ten miles square, bounded by the sea and by landward lines of an inter- tribal warfare that was older than the oldest Su'u myth.
There was no bar-keeper upon whom to call for drinks, no small boy to send around the corner for a can of beer and by means of that social fluid start the amenities of friendship flowing.
Daughtry even encouraged this exchange of facial amenities for the purpose of deterring him from ever hoping to win ashore to the village of his birth.
With that little interchange of the acid amenities of feminine intercourse, step-mother and step-daughter withdrew to a writing-table, to put the virtue of hospitality in practice together.
The late Carleon Anthony, the poet, sang in his time of the domestic and social amenities of our age with a most felicitous versification, his object being, in his own words, "to glorify the result of six thousand years' evolution towards the refinement of thought, manners and feelings.
He had visited the county of Surrey when darkness covered its amenities, and its cosy villas had re-entered ancient night.
By this time all the amenities and gentlenesses of the Southland had fallen away from the three people.
Nevertheless, on the pavement of the squalid and wide thoroughfare, whose poverty in all the amenities of life stood foolishly exposed by a mad profusion of gas-lights, their resemblance to each other was so pronounced as to strike the casual passers-by.
Also, to declare how astounded I have been by the amazing changes I have seen around me on every side, - changes moral, changes physical, changes in the amount of land subdued and peopled, changes in the rise of vast new cities, changes in the growth of older cities almost out of recognition, changes in the graces and amenities of life, changes in the Press, without whose advancement no advancement can take place anywhere.
This study and conceptual master plan, informed by the Burlington Parks Master Plan, seeks to build a long-term siting strategy for existing and future amenities at Oakledge Park.
com)-- Concept Amenities, a global leader in the supply of environmentally responsible hotel guest bath amenities, is pleased to announce that 2013 will round out its 30th year in business.
As a natural next step, nursing homes are taking it outside, extending upgrades to the outdoors by giving these campuses a more residential feel and adding amenities like courtyards and rehabilitation gardens.
NuVisions will be providing the residents and building management of the Trump properties with a comprehensive suite of leading-edge, in-room amenities, including 100% digital satellite access with HDTV, Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP), Internet access and Wi-Fi connectivity, giving residents a true choice between the current cable and telecommunications providers and NuVisions.
ROSAMOND -- Taking baby steps and getting the public involved will be key to getting recreational amenities for parks-poor Rosamond, community officials said.