conveniences


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Noun1.conveniences - things that make you comfortable and at easeconveniences - things that make you comfortable and at ease; "all the comforts of home"
bread and butter, keep, livelihood, sustenance, living, support - the financial means whereby one lives; "each child was expected to pay for their keep"; "he applied to the state for support"; "he could no longer earn his own livelihood"
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As we went back to the house, she stopped to feel of her clothes to see if they was drying well, and seemed to take pride in their whiteness--she said she'd been living in a brick block, where she didn't have proper conveniences to wash them.
Each house consisted of two compartments, and each family at Lebrun's possessed a compartment for itself, fitted out with all the essential paraphernalia of the bath and whatever other conveniences the owners might desire.
The country air, and all the conveniences, --I may say luxuries,--that I have gathered about me, will do wonders for him.
I mean LITTLE conveniences; it is the little conveniences that make the real comfort of life.
Our villages are superior to German villages in more merits, excellences, conveniences, and privileges than I can enumerate, but the hotels do not belong in the list.
It was in vain to represent to her that some conveniences, tea perhaps included, resulted from this objectionable practice.
It was one of his daily tasks to fetch his water from a well a couple of fields off, and for this purpose, ever since he came to Raveloe, he had had a brown earthenware pot, which he held as his most precious utensil among the very few conveniences he had granted himself.
They will consider the conformity of the thing proposed or required to their immediate interests or aims; the momentary conveniences or inconveniences that would attend its adoption.
But Alan's was a room in commission, filled with clothes, knickknacks, letters, books, and the conveniences of a solitary man.
And here I must admit that I learned very little of drains and bells and modes of conveyance, and the like conveniences, during my time in this real future.
He must have his Indian wife, his lodge, and his petty conveniences.
Oh no, we had no conveniences for keeping him here.