Being funny is just as rare a skill as a facility for brain surgery, playing the piano, chess, or advanced mathematics.
Ironically, Wednesday night that facility with words helped him avoid telling us that we are entering into another war.
While in prison, Tyson smuggled women into the facility and even had a months-long affair with his substance abuse counselor.
But, per Escobar's terms of surrender, the only facility in which he could legally be detained was The Cathedral.
The most obvious response to this—that the facility should have put Castro back on suicide watch—is not as simple as it sounds.
It is the Best instance on record of the facility with which success may be won by patient and intelligent industry.
We must repeat and again repeat; facility will come with labour.
It is only strict precision of thought that confers 25 facility of expression.
He was surprised at the facility with which he attained such happiness.
We have every facility for keeping warm, although if this atrocious weather continues we shall have to lay in more coal.
early 15c., "gentleness," from Middle French facilité, from Latin facilitatem (nominative facilitas) "easiness, ease, fluency, willingness," from facilis "easy" (see facile). Its sense in English moved from "genteelness" to "opportunity" (1510s), to "aptitude, ease" (1530s). Meaning "place for doing something," which makes the word so beloved of journalists and fuzzy writers, first recorded 1872.