nourish

Part of speech: verb

To feed; support; nurture; educate.

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Usage examples "nourish":

  1. Implacable they shine To us who would of Life obtain An answer for the life we strain To nourish with one sign. - "The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith", George Meredith.
  2. For the prize of battle Is not a strip of land Which one day the fat of the victor Will nourish, mingled with that of his foe. - "The Forerunners", Romain Rolland.
  3. They were the more inclined to do this as the season was yet early, the weather inclement, and, the corn being still green, they wanted means to nourish their troops. - "Stories From Thucydides", H. L. Havell.