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cultivate
used in Arrowsmith

3 uses
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Definition
enhance growth or development
in various senses, including:
  • 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
  • He was sure that Duer cultivated his manner of chill efficiency to impress instructors.
    Chapter 2 (76% in)
  • He looked somewhat like President Roosevelt, with the same squareness and the same bristly mustache, and he cultivated the resemblance.
    Chapter 19 (11% in)
  • You owe it to the grand old flag to cultivate yourself, To train the mind, keep clean the streets, and ever guard your health.
    Chapter 19 (63% in)

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