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verb as in feed, care for

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Working as a doctor treating refugees at Mission Hospital, she created in 1989 the Shuhada Organization and Clinic in Quetta, Pakistan — which treated Afghan women and girls, healing them physically and nourishing them academically.

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If you’re looking to avoid sulfates, parabens, or sodium chloride, then this nourishing scrub is for you.

One hormone called estrogen equips female bodies to release eggs and nourish a developing fetus.

Our brains falsely attribute the quality of breakfast to these items, perhaps to encourage us to eat them and thereby nourish ourselves.

The hornet then carries this treat home to nourish young hornets.

No trained medical provider could possibly expect to nourish a patient this way.

These micromoments, our research shows, nourish both you and the other person.

Breivik, currently cooperating with Norwegian police officials, may continue to nourish a similar attitude toward his own actions.

He spoke of “government that would not enslave the human spirit, but free it and nourish it throughout the generations.”

They nourish them with bitter commentary, and they nurse their grievances like they would feed a bottle to a starving infant.

And it shall come to pass in that day, that a man shall nourish a young cow, and two sheep.

They lay like vast skeletons, serving to nourish the mushrooms which grew vigorously in the rank vegetation.

All the summer long these pastures nourish the sheep, poor enough beasts at the best.

They tasted fine and seemed to nourish him, so he really didn't care.

I seem to be speaking altogether of nourishing emotion, and we ought to nourish noble emotions.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nourish, such as: cherish, cultivate, sustain, tend, attend, and comfort.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.