render less difficult
index commute, ease, facilitate

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  • commute — com·mute /kə myüt/ vt com·mut·ed, com·mut·ing 1: to convert (as a payment) into another form 2: to change (a penalty) to one less severe esp. out of clemency compare pardon com·mu·ta·tion /ˌkä myə tā shən/ n …   Law dictionary

  • facilitate — fa·cil·i·tate /fə si lə ˌtāt/ vt tat·ed, tat·ing: to make easier: help bring about a vehicle used to facilitate commission of the offense fa·cil·i·ta·tion /fə ˌsi lə tā shən/ n Merriam Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam Webster. 1996 …   Law dictionary

  • ease — /eez/, n., v., eased, easing. n. 1. freedom from labor, pain, or physical annoyance; tranquil rest; comfort: to enjoy one s ease. 2. freedom from concern, anxiety, or solicitude; a quiet state of mind: to be at ease about one s health. 3. freedom …   Universalium

  • ease — [[t]iz[/t]] n. v. eased, eas•ing 1) freedom from labor, pain, or physical annoyance; relaxation or comfort: to enjoy one s ease[/ex] 2) freedom from concern, anxiety, or solicitude: to be at ease about one s health[/ex] 3) freedom from difficulty …   From formal English to slang

  • ease — /iz / (say eez) noun 1. freedom from labour, pain, or physical annoyance of any kind; tranquil rest; comfort: to take one s ease. 2. freedom from concern, anxiety, or solicitude; a quiet state of mind: be at ease. 3. freedom from difficulty or… …   Australian English dictionary

  • ease — I verb abate, alleviate, ameliorate, bate, calm, comfort, console, cushion, disburden, disencumber, ease the burden, expedite, extenuate, facilitate, free from anxiety, give repose, give rest, help along, lessen, let up, lighten, loosen, make… …   Law dictionary

  • facilitate — v. a. Make easy, render less difficult …   New dictionary of synonyms

  • The Carmelite Order —     The Carmelite Order     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► The Carmelite Order     One of the mendicant orders.     Origin     The date of the foundation of the Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmel has been under discussion from the fourteenth century to …   Catholic encyclopedia

  • motion picture — motion picture, adj. 1. a sequence of consecutive pictures of objects photographed in motion by a specially designed camera (motion picture camera) and thrown on a screen by a projector (motion picture projector) in such rapid succession as to… …   Universalium

  • Biblical Exegesis —     Biblical Exegesis     † Catholic Encyclopedia ► Biblical Exegesis     Exegesis is the branch of theology which investigates and expresses the true sense of Sacred Scripture.     The exegete does not inquire which books constitute Sacred… …   Catholic encyclopedia

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