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adjective as in acting as a nurse

adjective as in gaining nourishment by suckling

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Nor are we told that she lost her job at a local nursing home after she tried to register to vote in 1964.

They made it home, after which he did die, she nursing him to the end.

“Ovens using gas cylinders were set up to make bread under bridges, and nursing stations appeared, offering medicines,” he writes.

She spent almost two years in a nursing home – two years of loneliness she would like to forget.

Medicaid is required to cover people in skilled nursing facilities, that is, institutions.

A sour odor is normal for nursing infants, and is noted in mild diarrheas of older children.

Mrs. Maloney sat on a stump near her daughter, and busied herself energetically with alternate nursing and painting.

But the young soldier did not die, although it was Tilly's careful nursing rather than the skill of the doctor that saved him.

From a safe distance Beardsley adjusted his glasses and observed the frantic, scurrying techs, many of them nursing burned hands.

One was of Anna, in her tiny house down the street, dragged with a nursing baby.


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On this page you'll find 12 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to nursing, such as: attending, cherishing, fostering, tending, caring for, and watching over.

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