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creature comforts

Things that one needs in order to feel happy and comfortable. I have a hard time abandoning my creature comforts to go hiking and camping. At a minimum, I need running water!
See also: comfort, creature

creature comforts

things that make people comfortable. The hotel room was a bit small, but all the creature comforts were there.
See also: comfort, creature

creature comforts

Creature comforts are all the modern sleeping, eating, and washing facilities that make life easy and pleasant. Each room has its own patio or balcony and provides guests with all modern creature comforts. I'm not a camper — I like my creature comforts too much. Note: An old meaning of `creatures' is material comforts, or things that make you feel comfortable.
See also: comfort, creature
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Opt for the Titan, Warrior or Barbarian double cab option of the Mitsubishi L200 for more creature comforts
He finally completed A Grand Day Out and, with that in post-production, he made Creature Comforts as his contribution to a series of shorts called Lip Synch, matching animated zoo animals with a soundtrack of people talking about their homes.
A wizard in the ways of Plasticine, Park has now been nominated for six Oscars and won four of them - for Creature Comforts, The Wrong Trousers, A Close Shave and Wallace & Gromit: The Curse of the Were-Rabbit.
Creature comforts are plentiful and include four-zone climate control, a brilliant sound system compatible with every modern device, stop/start function to save on fuel, adaptive cruise control, sat nav and plenty more besides.
They show up with too much baggage to carry, sometimes even with curling irons and creature comforts that need to be plugged in.
American Airlines is revamping the business-class sections on its long-haul jets, adding lie-flat seats and individual entertainment centers to better compete with carriers that already offer similar creature comforts.
Chapters discussed the tone of such articles as many of them were penned to an imagined British readership; the cultural values that affected how the Chinese were seen through British travel writers' eyes; complaints about creature comforts denied while traveling through China, tales of danger, the thirst to explore and learn, and much more.
The interior, in fact, was another critical area where designers had to raise the bar, since the previous generation trucks represented "the old way of doing things in GM," with cost and parts-sharing taking precedence over refinement and creature comforts.
But Nick Park, the man behind Aardman creations Wallace & Gromit and Creature Comforts, is philosophical about the loss.
Inside, it offers all the creature comforts of any well-tended home.
tour, just before Scissor Sisters took on Australia and Japan, The Out Traveler sat down with Jake in Los Angeles to talk luxury, creature comforts while touring, and how having a boyfriend changes traveling like a rock star.
For Amanda, who originally hails from Guisborough, is one of the sculptors and modellers behind the hugely popular Wallace and Gromit Creature Comforts films.
Returning to Athens only twice a year to record, Jucifer has made the dream of playing music, not only as a career, but as a way of life, happen--by sacrificing creature comforts like a physical mailing address for the open road and a rock show every night.
Silca's Gift, who won the Nell Gwyn at that price at the first 2004 meeting in mid-April, still holds the lead in a season-long competition being run at Headquarters by the Nottinghamshire-based equine feed and bedding firm Creature Comforts.
Improved generators, heating and air-conditioning units, and hygiene capabilities help ensure that members of all services can enjoy creature comforts in an austere environment, he said.