nour·​ish·​ing | \ ˈnər-i-shiŋ How to pronounce nourishing (audio) , ˈnə-ri- \

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milk should be part of a nourishing breakfast
Recent Examples on the Web The takoyaki, for example, is basically half the price of a ramen bowl here and much less nourishing. Matt Wake |, al, "Want a bowl of exotic comfort food? Try this local ramen spot," 16 Jan. 2020 These ultra-nourishing balms are brimming with hyaluronic acid, antioxidants, and more to keep them healthy, soft, and plump. Glamour Beauty Editors, Glamour, "Shop All the Glamour Beauty Awards Readers’ Choice Skin-Care Nominees," 15 Jan. 2020 Top Sample Caption TextCurrent Time 0:00Duration 0:00Remaining Time -0:00 Mastroianni is one of two performers who lend a nourishing continuity to Fellini’s films. Anthony Lane, The New Yorker, "A Hundred Years of Fellini," 17 Jan. 2020 The nourishing lipstick comes in a dozen shades, but the K-pop star is only endorsing two of them: V02 (a velvety cherry red) and G05 (a glossy berry red). Devon Abelman, Allure, "GOT7’s Mark Tuan Is Now Endorsing a Lipstick, and It Keeps Selling Out," 2 Jan. 2020 This time of year is full of quick food court bites between store stops and parties with snacks that are more fun than strictly nourishing. Good Housekeeping, "Power Through Holiday Stress With These Expert-Approved Tips and Tricks," 21 Dec. 2019 Argan oil is a nourishing powerhouse for your hair. Popular Science, "Effective hair products for your everyday routine," 26 Dec. 2019 Thanks to a triple-threat of healthful ingredients, however, this soup gets its luxurious texture in a supremely nourishing way with no cream at all. Ellie Krieger, Washington Post, "Welcome winter with a bowl of this creamy, silky celery root soup," 26 Dec. 2019 Many natural and organic makeup brands like Ilia and Westman Atelier make blushes, bronzers, and highlighters in creamy formulas made with nourishing oils and beeswax. Jenna Rosenstein, Harper's BAZAAR, "How To Make Your Holiday Makeup Routine a Little Cleaner," 12 Dec. 2019

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First Known Use of nourishing

14th century, in the meaning defined above

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9 Feb 2020

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“Nourishing.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 29 Feb. 2020.

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English Language Learners Definition of nourishing

: providing the things that are needed for health, growth, etc. : giving nourishment



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