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cultivate
used in Not Without My Daughter

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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
  • There was genuine empathy in her eyes and in her demeanor, but there was also the cultivated wariness of the Iranian woman.
  • Moody cultivated a friendship with the owner of each of these shops.

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