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synonyms for dry-nurse

  • cradle
  • feed
  • nourish
  • lactate
  • nurture
  • suck
  • suckle
  • wet-nurse
  • bottle-feed
  • breast-feed
  • give suck

antonyms for dry-nurse

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  • starve
  • ignore
  • neglect
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How to use dry-nurse in a sentence

The tears came so fast to Mrs. Pontellier's eyes that the damp sleeve of her peignoir no longer served to dry them.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
But Polavieja started his campaign with the immense advantage of having the whole of the dry season before him.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDSJOHN FOREMAN
There were other children beside, and two nurse-maids followed, looking disagreeable and resigned.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
Their method of curing the leaves was to air-dry them and then packing them until wanted for use.
TOBACCO; ITS HISTORY, VARIETIES, CULTURE, MANUFACTURE AND COMMERCEE. R. BILLINGS.
And sure enough when Sunday came, and the pencil was restored to him, he promptly showed nurse his picture.
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
The smoke from her kitchen fire rose white as she put in dry sumac to give it a start.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
Jean clung to his English nurse, who played the fascinating game of pretending to eat his hand.
THE JOYOUS ADVENTURES OF ARISTIDE PUJOLWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Turn we our backs to the cold gloomy north, to the wet windy west, to the dry parching east—on to the south!
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 60, NO. 372, OCTOBER 1846VARIOUS
First of all, wrap a portion of damp newspaper round the roots, and then tie up with dry paper.
HOW TO KNOW THE FERNSS. LEONARD BASTIN
A small boy of three years and nine months on receiving from his nurse the familiar order, "Come here!"
CHILDREN'S WAYSJAMES SULLY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO DRY-NURSE

  • bottle-feed
  • breast-feed
  • cradle
  • dry-nurse
  • feed
  • give suck
  • lactate
  • nourish
  • nurture
  • suck
  • suckle
  • wet-nurse
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.