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Past tense for 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.”
Past tense for to give milk to from the breast
“Many young mothers who did not nurse their first babies are now nursing their second.”
Past tense for 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.”
“Pay attention to those that appreciate your being there everyday to save lives and nurse people back to health.”
“He's not the type of player to nurse an injury, so the team should be careful with how it uses him.”
“They nurse a belief that life has treated them unfairly, much worse than they deserve.”
To have provided physiological relief
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