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Noun
A person trained to care for the sick or infirm, especially in a hospital
“Joan was widely known throughout the area, having been public health nurse for years.”
Noun
A person employed or trained to take charge of young children
“There, her old nurse recognizes the goblet, which the trolls had stolen when they abducted her long ago.”
Noun
Person who tends to sick, cares for someone
Verb
Take special care of, especially to promote development or well-being
“This is the right moment to nurse it with care and concern, instead of leaving the youngsters frustrated.”
Verb
To give milk to from the breast
“Many young mothers who did not nurse their first babies are now nursing their second.”
Verb
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.”
Verb
“Pay attention to those that appreciate your being there everyday to save lives and nurse people back to health.”
Verb
“He's not the type of player to nurse an injury, so the team should be careful with how it uses him.”
Verb
“They nurse a belief that life has treated them unfairly, much worse than they deserve.”
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