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synonyms for weaning

  • discourage
  • halt
  • remove
  • unaccustom
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How to use weaning in a sentence

It affected Bud unpleasantly, just as the incessant bawling of a band of weaning calves used to do.
CABIN FEVERB. M. BOWER
But to all the step is dangerous; it involves coming of age; it is even a kind of second weaning.
THE POCKET R.L.S.ROBERT LOUIS STEVENSON
The young which may be destined for maturity, should be supplied with milk from the dam until weaning-time.
DOMESTIC ANIMALSRICHARD L. ALLEN
Weaning, where milking is not practised, ought to be set about in the end of July or beginning of August.
A TREATISE ON SHEEP:AMBROSE BLACKLOCK
Providence, seeing that I wanted weaning from this place, has sent a swarm of harvest-bugs and lady-birds.
GEORGE ELIOT'S LIFE, VOL. I (OF 3)GEORGE ELIOT
In the city, where artificially-fed infants run great risks, extreme caution should be exercised in early weaning.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
But there are certain physical conditions which necessitate the employment of a hired wet-nurse, or weaning.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
My mind had been gradually weaning from Mr. Falkland, till its feeling rose to something like abhorrence.
CALEB WILLIAMSWILLIAM GODWIN
This gradual change will neither fret the child nor annoy the mother, as sudden weaning always does.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
The breasts usually cause little trouble when the weaning is performed in the gradual manner which has been recommended.
THE PHYSICAL LIFE OF WOMAN:DR. GEORGE H NAPHEYS
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