v. provide with nourishment; provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth
Along with a devoted team of sixteen full-time staffers and several volunteers, they now nourish kids in seventy Toronto daycares.
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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
If the purpose of dinner is to nourish the body, a man who eats two dinners at once may perhaps get more enjoyment but will not attain his purpose, for his stomach will not digest the two dinners.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He hates whatever succeeds, as the eunuchs hate those who enjoy; he is one of the serpents of literature who nourish themselves on dirt and spite; he is a folliculaire.
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 Context
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
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