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nurture
used in The Bluest Eye

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Definition
help develop or grow
  • Certain seeds it will not nurture, certain fruit it will not bear, and when the land kills of its own volition, we acquiesce and say the victim had no right to live.
    5 — Summer (99% in)
  • His hours were his own, the competition was slight, the clientele was already persuaded and therefore manageable, and he had numerous opportunities to witness human stupidity without sharing it or being compromised by it, and to nurture his fastidiousness by viewing physical decay.
    4 — Spring (78% in)

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