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1 an act or utterance that is a customary show of good manners
  • an unhappy, bickering couple who, at least in public, observe all the amenities of polite behavior

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2 something adding to pleasure or comfort but not absolutely necessary
  • we don't need an expensive hotel with all the amenities—just a place to sleep

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3 something that adds to one's ease of living
  • that campground has so many of the amenities of home that it is best left to those who only like to pretend they are camping

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The first known use of amenity was in the 14th century

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“Amenity.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 27 January 2020.

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one that suddenly gains wealth or power

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