nursing

present participle of nurse
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as in suckling
to give milk to from the breast a new mother's decision to nurse her baby

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as in conserving
to use or give out in stingy amounts he carefully nursed his energy during the marathon so that he would have something left for the final stretch

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“Nursing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nursing. Accessed 24 Jul. 2024.

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