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  • 1 comfortable circumstances — index prosperity Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 2 comfortable — comfortable, cozy, snug, easy, restful are comparable when they mean enjoying or providing conditions or circumstances which make for one s contentment and security. Comfortable usually implies the absence of whatever gives trouble, pain, or… …

    New Dictionary of Synonyms

  • 3 comfortable — adjective Date: 1769 1. a. affording or enjoying contentment and security < a comfortable income > b. affording or enjoying physical comfort < a comfortable chair > < was too comfortable to move > 2 …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 4 circumstance — [[t]sɜ͟ː(r)kəmstæns[/t]] ♦♦♦ circumstances 1) N COUNT: usu pl, with supp The circumstances of a particular situation are the conditions which affect what happens. Recent opinion polls show that 60 percent favor abortion under certain… …

    English dictionary

  • 5 Lenin, Vladimir Ilich — ▪ prime minister of Union of Soviet Socialist Republics Introduction original name  Vladimir Ilich Ulyanov  born April 10 [April 22, New Style], 1870, Simbirsk, Russia died Jan. 21, 1924, Gorki [later Gorki Leninskiye], near Moscow  founder of… …

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  • 6 circumstance — [sʉr′kəm stans΄, sʉr′kəmstəns] n. [OFr < L circumstantia, a standing around, condition < circumstare < circum, around + stare,STAND] 1. a fact or event accompanying another, either incidentally or as an essential condition or determining …

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  • 7 The Religion of Russia —     The Religion of Russia     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Religion of Russia     A. The Origin of Russian Christianity     There are two theories in regard to the early Christianity of Russia; according to one of them, Russia was Catholic from …

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  • 8 History of fashion design — The first fashion designer who was not merely a dressmaker was (Charles Frederick Worth) (1826–1895). Before the former draper set up his maison couture fashion house in Paris, fashion creation and inspiration was handled by largely unknown… …

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  • 9 Learned Hand — Infobox Judge name = Learned Hand imagesize = caption = office = Judge of United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit termstart = 1924 termend = 1961 nominator = Calvin Coolidge appointer = predecessor = Julius Marshuetz Mayer birthdate …

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  • 10 Giovanni Battista Morgagni — Born February 25, 1682 Forlì …

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  • 11 William Orr — (1766 ndash; 1797) was a member of the United Irishmen who was executed in 1797 in what was widely believed at the time to be judicial murder and whose memory led to the rallying cry “ Remember Orr ” during the 1798 rebellion. Speeches From the… …

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  • 12 well-fixed — I (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. well to do, wealthy, in comfortable circumstances; see rich 1 . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) adjective Informal Enjoying steady good fortune or financial security: comfortable, easy, prosperous, well heeled, well off, well …

    English dictionary for students

  • 13 Hermann Göring — This article is about the Nazi officer. For other people with the same surname, see Göring (disambiguation). The title of this article contains the character ö. Where it is unavailable or not desired, the name may be represented as Goering.… …

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  • 14 Pierre François Tissot — (March 20, 1768 April 7, 1854) was a French man of letters and politician.BiographyEarly lifeHe was born in Versailles to a native of Savoy, who was a perfumer appointed by royal warrant to the court. At the age of eighteen he entered the service …

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  • 15 James Gilmour — (Chinese:季雅各) (12 June 1843 21 May 1891) was a Scottish Protestant Christian missionary in China and Mongolia. He served with the London Missionary Society.Early lifeJames Gilmour was born at Cathkin, Scotland, June 12, 1843, the third of six… …

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  • 16 Tacitus — /tas i teuhs/, n. Publius Cornelius /pub lee euhs/, A.D. c55 c120, Roman historian. * * * in full Publius Cornelius Tacitus born AD 56 died с 120 Roman orator, public official, and historian. After studying rhetoric, he began his career with a… …

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  • 17 Banim, John & Michael — • Brothers and writers from Kilkenny, Ireland Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Banim, John & Michael     John & Michael Banim      …

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  • 18 John and Michael Banim —     John & Michael Banim     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► John & Michael Banim     John Banim     Poet, dramatist, novelist, b. 3 April, 1798, at Kilkenny, Ireland; d. 31 August, 1842. His father, following the double occupation of farmer and… …

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  • 19 in any event — adverb used to indicate that a statement explains or supports a previous statement (Freq. 6) Anyhow, he is dead now I think they re asleep; anyhow, they re quiet I don t know what happened to it; anyway, it s gone anyway, there is another factor… …

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  • 20 Beforehand — Be*fore hand , a. In comfortable circumstances as regards property; forehanded. [1913 Webster] Rich and much beforehand. Bacon. [1913 Webster] …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English


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