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 Meanings and Examples of NOURISH
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 v.  provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth
Classic Sentence: (40 in 3 pages)
1  "Me loves evvybody," she once said, opening her arms, with her spoon in one hand, and her mug in the other, as if eager to embrace and nourish the whole world.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER FORTY-FIVE
2  I explained that they were bare masses of stone, with hardly enough earth in their clefts to nourish a stunted tree.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER XVIII
3  The man for whom she had pre-determined to nourish a passion went into the small room, and across it to the further extremity.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 2: 6 The Two Stand Face to Face
4  It will prove her guilty, by showing that it is her habit to nourish enmity.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 5: 6 Thomasin Argues with Her Cousin, and He Writes a Letter
5  I set myself above him and so become much worse than he, for he is lenient to my rudeness while I on the contrary nourish contempt for him.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER X
6  All the human and animal manure which the world wastes, restored to the land instead of being cast into the water, would suffice to nourish the world.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor Hugo
7  Everything nourishes what is strong already.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 9
8  Fever nourishes the sick man, and love the lover.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor Hugo
Context  Highlight   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER IX—ECLIPSE
9  The fruit, or venison, which nourishes the wild Indian, who knows no enclosure, and is still a tenant in common, must be his, and so his, i.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER V
10  I was nourished with high thoughts of honour and devotion.
Frankenstein By Mary Shelley
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 24
11  Something was making him nibble at the edge of stale ideas as if his sturdy physical egotism no longer nourished his peremptory heart.
The Great Gatsby By F. Scott Fitzgerald
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 1
12  The truth seems to be, however, that the mother-forest, and these wild things which it nourished, all recognised a kindred wilderness in the human child.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel Hawthorne
Context  Highlight   In XVIII. A FLOOD OF SUNSHINE
13  I sit down by the fire, thinking with a blind remorse of all those secret feelings I have nourished since my marriage.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 53. ANOTHER RETROSPECT
14  Dantes gazed on the man who could thus philosophically resign hopes so long and ardently nourished with an astonishment mingled with admiration.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Context  Highlight   In Chapter 16. A Learned Italian.
15  Not by beef or by bread, are giants made or nourished.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Context  Highlight   In CHAPTER 34. The Cabin-Table.
Example Sentence:
1  Along with a devoted team of sixteen full-time staffers and several volunteers, they now nourish kids in seventy Toronto daycares.
2  Farmers struggling to nourish thirsty crops are digging more wells, draining centuries-old aquifers, so that the Tigris and Euphrates basins lost 144 cubic kilometres of fresh water from 2003 to 2010.
3  Children need plenty of good fresh food to nourish them.
4  The family is shaping excellent personality life textbook, is to stimulate the spirit of power source, is the emotional rain nourishes the soul.
5  All the children were well nourished and in good physical condition.
6  If the patient is poorly nourished, the drugs make them feel nauseous.
7  Rest and proper nourishment should facilitate the patient's recovery.
8  Each may share equally in nourishment, sun, air, water, as long as they �keep their distance.�
9  Breast/Mother's milk is the best nourishment for a baby.
10  This kind of food is not nourishing for young children.
11  UK organisations are not nourishing their intellectual and emotional capital.