cultivate[ kuhl-tuh-veyt ]SEE DEFINITION OF cultivate
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The British lady, the British gentleman too, seems to cultivate a natural repellence.
We must cultivate the noble virtues that have their root in pride.
It should further engage us to cultivate humility and patience.
Why should we cultivate talents merely to gratify the caprice of tyrants?
They have become Spiritualists, I understand, and cultivate Mediums.
And is man less than a cow, that he cannot cultivate his instincts to an equal point?
Every year they change, and cultivate a fresh soil; yet still there is ground to spare.
They have no house to inhabit, no land to cultivate, nor any domestic charge or care.
What could be more charming than a boy before he has begun to cultivate his intellect?
They will find the courage to clear the land of the flotsam and cultivate it anew.
early 17c., from Medieval Latin cultivatus, past participle of cultivare, from Late Latin cultivus "tilled," from Latin cultus (see cult). Figurative sense of "improve by training or education" is from 1680s. Related: Cultivable; cultivated; cultivating.