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cultivate
used in Anne Of Green Gables

8 uses
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Definition enhance growth or development — such as:
  • to grow crops or prepare land for them
  • enhance a relationship — especially for a purpose
  • develop discernment (better recognition of differences) in taste or judgment
  • to grow a culture in a petri dish
  • But Josie Pye, if deficient in some qualities that make for popularity, had at least a natural and inborn gift, duly cultivated, for walking board fences.
    Chapter 23 -- Anne Comes to Grief in an Affair of Honor (18% in)
  • As a result Diana had abstained from any further imitative flights of imagination and did not think it prudent to cultivate a spirit of belief even in harmless dryads.
    Chapter 21 -- A New Departure in Flavorings (61% in)
  • A flag will cultivate a spirit of patriotism, Marilla.
    Chapter 24 -- Miss Stacy and Her Pupils Get Up a Concert (60% in)
  • I suppose she's trying to cultivate a spirit of humility in Anne by dressing her as she does; but it's more likely to cultivate envy and discontent.
    Chapter 25 -- Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves (49% in)
  • I suppose she's trying to cultivate a spirit of humility in Anne by dressing her as she does; but it's more likely to cultivate envy and discontent.
    Chapter 25 -- Matthew Insists on Puffed Sleeves (50% in)
  • "It would be if you'd only cultivate it," said Anne cheeringly.
    Chapter 26 -- The Story Club Is Formed (69% in)
  • You ought to cultivate your imagination, you know.
    Chapter 26 -- The Story Club Is Formed (71% in)
  • It was limited to Diana and Anne at first, but soon it was extended to include Jane Andrews and Ruby Gillis and one or two others who felt that their imaginations needed cultivating.
    Chapter 26 -- The Story Club Is Formed (73% in)

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