Freedom from that ugly feeling gave her the ability to speak of it lightly for the first time.
I can only applaud this man's ability to deduce.
Machines multiply our labor and increase our ability to do work.
Tugging at her ability to reason.
One person has the so called ability, with support from a few others.
Your ability to heal makes you what we'd call a Natural, a human with extraordinary capabilities.
He never mastered the ability to run.
People have always had the drive and the ability to build, create, discover, and explore.
The girl or the ability to read minds?
I knew he desperately wanted to pursue Howie's never-before-encountered ability as far as it would go.
What was this sudden obsession with her ability to run the ranch, and what made him think she was qualified?
The ability of humanity to destroy is now exponentially higher.
Perhaps it requires musical ability or style or sassiness.
Betsy and I claimed world class ability while Quinn just rolled his eyes.
She was drained but more confident in her ability to use it.
She showed me how very foolish it would be for me to pursue a four years' course of study at Radcliffe, simply to be like other girls, when I might better be cultivating whatever ability I had for writing.
Even his ability to find alcohol for a party was adventurous.
Some people around her know of her ability and assist her but she alone has the gift.
As my mate, you have the ability to draw off my power.
He employed all his ability and strength to do the best he could for himself and his army, as he had done previously and as he did subsequently in 1813.
The ability of science and technology to improve human life is known to us.
The ability for you to determine a traitor from a loyalist is one of your most valuable talents.
These children were older in years, it is true, than the baby who lisps, "Papa kiss baby--pretty," and fills out her meaning by pointing to her new dress; but their ability to understand and use language was no greater.
It's imperative to restrict everything that makes his stomach upset.
While he now had the ability to chase his past, he refused vehemently to do so.
Dusk had fallen while she tested the magic and her ability to control it.
What she's telling me is beyond belief and yet I know this ability exists.
As incredible as this psychic ability is, the whole world knows something or someone can do this.
"The good thing about being in charge is the ability to make your own schedule," he replied.
Their ability to inflict carnage will rise in the future.
The intellectual improvement which Helen has made in the past two years is shown more clearly in her greater command of language and in her ability to recognize nicer shades of meaning in the use of words, than in any other branch of her education.
It seems you or your associates have a unique ability in these situations... more than unique; unprecedented.
Even with all his powers, his armies, his ability to read minds, he didn't know how to make things right with her.
I doubt it and Howie won't use his ability to revisit his past and learn.
That was the scientist in Quinn, frustrated that within grasp he held the partnered ability with Howie to go where no one before them had ventured.
"Useful ability," Xander said.
You have a rare ability among our kind.
I have the ability to levitate things.
The stored tears continued to flow and the sobs wracked her body, robbing it of the ability to speak – barely allowing a breath to be drawn.
Simply because only so many jobs can, in theory, be replaced by machines does not imply anything about the ability of the people now doing them.
Plus it promotes empathy, the ability to see the other guy's viewpoint.
The child comes into the world with the ability to learn, and he learns of himself, provided he is supplied with sufficient outward stimulus.
She has talked incessantly since her return about what she did in Huntsville, and we notice a very decided improvement in her ability to use language.
So our ability to find cause and effect in that—and to really discern fact from fallacy, what's good from what's bad for us—is highly suspect.
The ability of a few people to do a massive amount of damage rises as civilization becomes more complex and destructive power increases.
"Madame, I doubt my ability before such an audience," said he, smilingly inclining his head.
While Howie, between his brain damage, operations and lengthy coma created a rare combination of mental soup, could we say with any certainty that his ability was absolutely unique to him?
One of us discovered this ability last fall, quite by accident.
He'd never thought much of that talent, the ability to see into someone.
The ability to instantly and, for a very low cost, reliably transfer money to anyone on the planet is a key ingredient in increasing the amount of trade that occurs online.
Because human ability is distributed unevenly and technology multiplies ability of the talented, the spread between the rich and poor will rise more and more.
But I do think we will see an end to any effective constraints relating to computers' ability to process data and transfer information.
It is not just that the price of weapons falls and that their destructive ability increases.
The ability to read the lips helps Miss Keller in getting corrections of her pronunciation from Miss Sullivan and others, just as it was the means of her learning to speak at all, but it is rather an accomplishment than a necessity.
It must be remembered that speech contributed in no way to her fundamental education, though without the ability to speak she could hardly have gone to higher schools and to college.
Ultimately it had cost them a child and her ability to have more.
No, he wouldn't look that gift horse in the mouth, not when the embodiment of her ability sat hunched before him.
Our ability to process data, move information, and make things small will progress to a point where they will not be gating factors ever again.
First, many things in the physical world that we think of as scarce are not really scarce, just presently beyond our ability to capture.
So the problem must be that we have stretched the planet past its ability to feed its inhabitants, right?
And he used his decades of dominance on the national scene, as well as his fantastic oratorical ability, to advance that belief and essentially invent the Democratic Party we know today.
From the beginning, I HAVE MADE IT A PRACTICE TO ANSWER ALL HELEN'S QUESTIONS TO THE BEST OF MY ABILITY IN A WAY INTELLIGIBLE TO HER, and at the same time truthfully.
What would happen, do you think, if some one should try to measure our intelligence by our ability to define the commonest words we use?
God, if this ability became widespread, it would be an assault of secrecy itself!
The maximum wage you can earn, though, is defined by supply and demand for labor, and by your negotiating ability, but it also has a cap.
He'd heard it in her thoughts even if she didn't speak the words, and her ability to see through him as he did everyone else amazed him.
This book, her first mature experiment in writing, settles the question of her ability to write.