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Convenience, 1) favourable circumstances, advantage: “I'll beat him, if I can meet him with any c.” All's II, 3, 253. “weigh what c. both of time and means may fit us to our shape,” Hml. IV, 7, 150. “which, if c. will not allow, stand in hard cure,” Lr. III, 6, 106.
2) cause of ease, accommodation, comfort: “exposed myself, from certain and possessed --s, to doubtful fortunes,” Troil. III, 3, 7. “for want of these required --s,” Oth. II, 1, 234.
3) propriety: “and the place answer to c.” Meas. III, 1, 258. “will lay upon him all the honour that good c. claims,” All's III, 2, 75.
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