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Word: commodious

Definition: spacious and comfortable


Sentences Containing 'commodious'

'It's not a bad situation,' said I, 'and the rooms are really commodious.'
I kept the third for myself, and I had it hollowed out, which reduced its value, but rendered it more commodious for the purpose I intended.''
It seems indeed to be a work that requires some exactness, but the professor assured us, “that if it were dexterously performed, the cure would be infallible.” For he argued thus: “that the two half brains being left to debate the matter between themselves within the space of one skull, would soon come to a good understanding, and produce that moderation, as well as regularity of thinking, so much to be wished for in the heads of those, who imagine they come into the world only to watch and govern its motion: and as to the difference of brains, in quantity or quality, among those who are directors in faction, the doctor assured us, from his own knowledge, that “it was a perfect trifle.” I heard a very warm debate between two professors, about the most commodious and effectual ways and means of raising money, without grieving the subject.
The "pitch" (distance from one seat-back to the next) of the seats makes for very comfortable and commodious seating, and near lie-flat reclining angles, but puts the footrests out of reach of many passengers.
Their great demand for active and productive stock makes it convenient for them to have as little dead stock as possible, and disposes them, upon that account, to content themselves with a cheaper, though less commodious instrument of commerce, than gold and silver.

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