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Each of the everybody’s-making-it dishes that popped up this year spoke to our hungers — for sustenance, maybe, for comfort, for inspiration, or just for novelty.
THESE 10 FOOD TRENDS WERE THE DISTRACTIONS WE NEEDED IN 2020EMILY HEILDECEMBER 24, 2020WASHINGTON POST
I grew up learning to cook what’s on hand, and now it’s my pandemic superpowerAccording to its website, Meals on Wheels Atlanta served 519,000 meals in 2019, providing not only nutrition and sustenance but also human interaction and companionship.
OUTKAST’S ANDRÉ 3000 SHINES A LIGHT ON FOOD INSECURITY FOR THE ELDERLY WITH A QUICK LIL’ APPLE PIEAARON HUTCHERSONDECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
Food operators know some customers visit them as much for service as for sustenance.
TAQUERIA XOCHI SERVES MOUTHWATERING MEXICAN FOOD FROM A TINY U STREET STOREFRONTTOM SIETSEMADECEMBER 18, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The body, he explains, devours itself in the hunt for sustenance, depleting energy levels and producing side effects like anemia, fluid build-up, and chronic diarrhea.
WHY PEOPLE STILL STARVE IN AN AGE OF ABUNDANCEBOBBIE JOHNSONDECEMBER 17, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
The moment we take sustenance from it, we enfold it and its inhabitants into our bodies.
WHAT THE MEADOW TEACHES US - ISSUE 90: SOMETHING GREENANDREAS WEBERSEPTEMBER 16, 2020NAUTILUS
But like the bee, while impelled by an instinct that makes it search for sugar, it sucks in therewith its solid sustenance.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
She thus derived from him a rather large part of the sustenance which she believed she owed only to her own efforts.
REPERTORY OF THE COMEDIE HUMAINE, COMPLETE, A -- ZANATOLE CERFBERR AND JULES FRANOIS CHRISTOPHE
Indeed, the whole osseous structure of those animals proves that they were formed to uprend the trees that gave them sustenance.
NOTES AND QUERIES, NUMBER 196, JULY 30, 1853VARIOUS
I sent a waiter for café-au-lait and a brioche and lectured her on the folly of going without proper sustenance.
JAFFERYWILLIAM J. LOCKE
Decaying nature could no longer be recruited by ordinary sources of strength and sustenance.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SUSTENANCE

  • development
  • subsistence
  • sustenance
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