discrimination against disabled people.
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Warning: This Column Will Offend You Michael Moynihan April 27, 2014
discrimination against disabled or handicapped people
ablepharia ablepharia a·ble·phar·i·a (ā’blě-fâr’ē-ə) n. Congenital absence of the eyelids.
having necessary power, skill, resources, or qualifications; qualified: able to lift a two-hundred-pound weight; able to write music; able to travel widely; able to vote. having unusual or superior intelligence, skill, etc.: an able leader. showing talent, skill, or knowledge: an able speech. legally empowered, qualified, or authorized. (usually initial capital letter) a code word […]
serving to cleanse. a cleansing agent.
; reddened. Historical Examples In place of the tavern a cotton-field was ablush with blossoms. The Cavalier George Washington Cable Cherry and apple trees drooped over the wall; these had ceased blossoming, but a tangle of wild-rose bushes was all ablush. Different Girls Various Presently Rowena returned, all ablush with joyous excitement, and begged for […]