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facilities
equipment to help people do things more easily
He had all the facilities he needed to make his work easier.
perturbed
upset; troubled
I was perturbed that my car would not start this morning.
accuracy
correctness; skillfulness
He worked on his car with great care and accuracy.
lobby
a pressure group; a special-interest group to influence lawmakers
The lobby abortion was very effective in gaining support.
polio
a crippling disease that paralyzes certain muscles
She was paralyzed from the waist down because of polio.
prosperity
well being or wealth
He worked hard all his life to achieve prosperity.
disability
a disadvantage that makes activities very difficult
He had a physical disability that prevented him from playing sports.
melancholy
sad; gloomy
The constant rain makes me feel melancholy.
limitless
never ending; without limit
Our opportunities in life are limitless.
emigrants
people who leave one country to settle in another
My mother 's family are emigrants from Italy.