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  • 1 comfort — I UK [ˈkʌmfə(r)t] / US [ˈkʌmfərt] noun Word forms comfort : singular comfort plural comforts ** 1) [uncountable] a physically relaxed state, without any pain or other unpleasant feelings The airline is keen to improve passenger comfort. in… …

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  • 2 comfort — com|fort1 [ kʌmfərt ] noun ** 1. ) uncount a physically relaxed state, without pain or other unpleasant feelings: The airline is attempting to improve passenger comfort. in comfort: There is plenty of room to lie down and sleep in comfort. 2. )… …

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  • 3 comfort — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 having all your body needs/a pleasant life ADJECTIVE ▪ complete, great, maximum, modest, reasonable ▪ They live in modest comfort. ▪ comparative …

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  • 4 comfort — v 1. console, solace, pacify, calm, compose, tranquilize, give respite to; relieve, ease, alleviate, soften, lighten one s burden, assuage, allay, palliate, ameliorate, mitigate, abate, reduce; reassure, encourage, hearten, enhearten, disburden,… …

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  • 5 comfort — n ease, *rest, repose, relaxation, leisure Analogous words: contentedness or content, satisfaction (see corre sponding adjectives under SATISFY vb): enjoyment, joy, fruition, *pleasure: relief, assuagement, alleviation (see corresponding verbs at …

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  • 6 Comfort Tyler — Born February 22, 1764(1764 02 22) Ashford, Connecticut, United States Died August 5, 1827 …

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  • 7 Comfort — Com fort, n. [OF. confort, fr. conforter.] 1. Assistance; relief; support. [Obs. except in the phrase aid and comfort. See 5 below.] Shak. [1913 Webster] 2. Encouragement; solace; consolation in trouble; also, that which affords consolation.… …

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  • 8 Comfort Eagle — Studio album by Cake Released July 24, 2001 …

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  • 9 Comfort — Com fort, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Comforted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Comforting.}] [F. conforter, fr. L. confortare to strengthen much; con + fortis strong. See {Fort}.] 1. To make strong; to invigorate; to fortify; to corroborate. [Obs.] Wyclif. [1913… …

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  • 10 Comfort noise — (or comfort tone) is synthetic background noise used in radio and wireless communications to fill the artificial silence in a transmission resulting from voice activity detection or from the audio clarity of modern digital lines. Some modern… …

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  • 11 Comfort (album) — Comfort Studio album by Failure Released September 15, 1992 Recorded June 1992 …

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  • 12 Comfort Cove — Newstead   Town   …

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  • 13 Comfort women — Japanese name Kanji 慰安婦 …

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  • 14 comfort — com|fort1 W3 [ˈkʌmfət US ərt] n ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1¦(physical)¦ 2¦(emotional)¦ 3¦(somebody/something that helps)¦ 4¦(money/possessions)¦ 5 comforts 6 too close/near for comfort 7 cold/small comfort ▬▬▬▬▬▬▬ 1.) ¦(PHYSICAL)¦ …

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  • 15 comfort — {{11}}comfort (n.) c.1200, feeling of relief (as still in to take comfort in something); also source of alleviation or relief; from French (see COMFORT (Cf. comfort) (v.)). Replaced O.E. frofor. Comforts (as opposed to necessities and luxuries)… …

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  • 16 comfort — [13] Comfort did not always have its present ‘soft’ connotations of physical ease, contentment, and well being. Etymologically it means ‘make someone stronger’, and its original English sense was ‘encourage, support’ (this survives in such… …

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  • 17 comfort — [13] Comfort did not always have its present ‘soft’ connotations of physical ease, contentment, and well being. Etymologically it means ‘make someone stronger’, and its original English sense was ‘encourage, support’ (this survives in such… …

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  • 18 Comfort — This interesting name, with variant spellings Compfort, Compford, Comford and Comport, derives from the Medieval English Cumfort , (Old French Cunfort or Confort ), meaning encouragement, aid, or support, and was originally given as a personal… …

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  • 19 Arthur Comfort — (1864 1935) was a master wood engraver at The Graphic in London and art teacher in Halifax.LifeComfort was born in London, England on November 11, 1864, where he attended the Graphic School of Wood Engraving, and afterwards worked as an engraver… …

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  • 20 The Poor Man's Comfort — is a Jacobean era stage play, a tragicomedy by Robert Daborne mdash; one of his two extant plays.Date, performance, publicationThe play s date is uncertain, though it is generally assigned to the 1610 ndash;18 era. It was not published until… …

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