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cultivate
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Candide
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  • The country was cultivated as much for pleasure as for necessity.
  • "I have only twenty acres," replied the old man; "I and my children cultivate them; our labour preserves us from three great evils—weariness, vice, and want."
  • "I know also," said Candide, "that we must cultivate our garden."
  • "All that is very well," answered Candide, "but let us cultivate our garden."
  • "You are right," said Pangloss, "for when man was first placed in the Garden of Eden, he was put there ut operaretur eum, that he might cultivate it; which shows that man was not born to be idle."
  • I am entirely ignorant of the event you mention; I presume in general that they who meddle with the administration of public affairs die sometimes miserably, and that they deserve it; but I never trouble my head about what is transacting at Constantinople; I content myself with sending there for sale the fruits of the garden which I cultivate.

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  • We encourage our representatives to cultivate a close relationship with their clients.
  • Creativity can be cultivated.

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