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nurture

verb

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2 to provide (someone) with moral or spiritual understanding
  • she feels that her lifelong practice of reading the Bible daily has nurtured her in ways she cannot describe

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3 to supply with nourishment
  • nurtured their children through the long winters with home-cooked soup

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nurture

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The first known use of nurture was in the 14th century

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“Nurture.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nurture. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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