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Adjective
Acting as a nurse
Adjective
Gaining nourishment by suckling
Verb
(caring for) Looking after someone or something
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“This is the right moment to nurse it with care and concern, instead of leaving the youngsters frustrated.”
Verb
Present participle for to give medical and other attention to a sick or injured person
“Many appreciate your being there each day to save lives and nurse people back to health.”
Verb
Present participle for to treat with great care, attention or indulgence
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“She made her way to the barracks to nurse her sick husband.”
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Present participle for to nourish (an infant) with natural or biological milk
“Many young mothers who did not nurse their first babies are now nursing their second.”
Verb
Present participle for to harbor (a belief or feeling), especially for a long time
“They nurse a belief that life has treated them unfairly, much worse than they deserve.”
Verb
Present participle for to be very economical or mean about spending or providing something
Nurse your energy levels, keeping in mind that you're building for the long term.”
Verb
Present participle for to restore (someone) to a physically sound or healthy condition
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Present participle for to incite or cause troublesome acts
Verb
Present participle for to consume a liquid
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Present participle for to supply (to someone)
Noun
Medical care given to a patient for an illness or injury
Noun
Care
Noun
One-to-one care
Noun
Care of the unwell
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