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synonyms for nourishes

  • cherish
  • cultivate
  • sustain
  • tend
  • attend
  • comfort
  • encourage
  • foster
  • furnish
  • maintain
  • nurse
  • nurture
  • promote
  • provide
  • supply
  • support
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antonyms for nourishes

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  • abandon
  • ignore
  • neglect
  • condemn
  • deprive
  • discourage
  • hurt
  • take
  • starve
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How to use nourishes in a sentence

The more it nourishes the less chance shall we have of preserving it.
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
Every act of this kind makes another easier, and every such act nourishes the little germ of love in the heart.
GIRLS AND WOMENHARRIET E. PAINE (AKA E. CHESTER}
If you must have plain food, it tastes better, and I believe it nourishes you more, if it is set out attractively.
LIVING ON A LITTLECAROLINE FRENCH BENTON
Sally feels there is something indomitable about that boy, and that fog nourishes and stimulates it.
SOMEHOW GOODWILLIAM DE MORGAN
In this the female brings forth five or six “cubs,” which she nourishes with great care, training them to her own habits.
THE HUNTERS' FEASTMAYNE REID
It nourishes the various tissues, replacing the loss which is constantly going on.
NERVOUS BREAKDOWNS AND HOW TO AVOID THEMCHARLES DAVID MUSGROVE
So nourishes his poetry all that is tender and all that is stern in the national character.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 56, NUMBER 347, SEPTEMBER, 1844VARIOUS
The blood passes through the several organs and tissues, nourishes them, and replaces the substances used up by work.
SCHENK'S THEORY: THE DETERMINATION OF SEXSAMUEL LEOPOLD SCHENK
He ought to feed spiritually (and materially if he can) her who nourishes him with her love, her milk, and her very life.
BLACKWOOD'S EDINBURGH MAGAZINE, VOLUME 58, NUMBER 358, AUGUST 1845VARIOUS
When I think of that, my food, as Walt Whitman says, nourishes me more.
UP AND DOWNEDWARD FREDERIC BENSON
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