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Noun
The act of nourishing or nursing
“So it was to their mother, Margaret Marie Bragg, that the boys clung for emotional and physical nurturing.”
Noun
The state of being a parent
Noun
Need to nurture
Noun
The act of furthering or helping forward
Noun
The process of producing plants or animals by controlled methods of reproduction
Verb
(caring for) Looking after someone or something
“The mother elephant would nurture her newborn with her milk.”
Verb
Present participle for to care for and protect (someone or something) while they are growing
“We can only trust that parents will do their best to nurture their children to adulthood.”
Verb
Present participle for to help or encourage the growth or development of
“The challenge for parents is to nurture solid values in their children.”
Verb
Present participle for to teach, train or educate in a given field
“She believes that reading religious texts will nurture her in spiritual ways.”
Adjective
Very loving in nature
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Giving someone support or confidence
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Adjective
Relating to the arts and to intellectual achievements
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