Thesaurus / wean
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It’s good that oil demand is waning as the world should be in a rush to wean itself off of fossil fuels.
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A government push in 1970 to wean India off costly imports and manufacture cheaper medicines for its own citizens led to legal reforms that kickstarted growth of India’s generics industry.
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He would not, however, wean the calf till the winter time, when she was shut up in the yard and fed on hay.
THE CHILDREN OF THE NEW FORESTCAPTAIN MARRYAT
We were always the best of friends, and I even ventured gradually to wean them from cannibalism.
THE ADVENTURES OF LOUIS DE ROUGEMONTLOUIS DE ROUGEMONT
"Madame de la Fayette and I are using every effort to wean him from so dangerous an attachment," she writes to her daughter.
QUEENS OF THE FRENCH STAGEH. NOEL WILLIAMS
Then you must put your hand to the plough with a will; and the first thing to do is to wean him away from Saul Harrington.
THE MYNNS' MYSTERYGEORGE MANVILLE FENN
Suffering is not always punitive; it is sometimes disciplinary, designed to wean the good man from his sin.
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