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Sample sentences for the GRE study word nurture

nurture can be used as a verb
nurture can be used as a noun

1.I'm not going to nurture her in luxury and idleness after Linton is gone. - from Wuthering Heights by Emily Bronte
2.That owed his nurture to the blue-eyed maid. - from The Iliad of Homer by Homer
3.Thus I made the second discovery on that first occasion, that the nurture of the little Pockets consisted of alternately tumbling up and lying down. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
4.Good Master Wilson, I pray you, examine this Pearl--since that is her name--and see whether she hath had such Christian nurture as befits a child of her age.. - from The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne
5.Then, if women are to have the same duties as men, they must have the same nurture and educatio. - from The Republic by Plato
6.And, ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath but bring them up in the nurture and admonition of the Lord. - from The King James Bible
7.For good nurture and education implant good constitutions, and these good constitutions taking root in a good education improve more and more, and this improvement affects the breed in man as in other animals. - from The Republic by Plato
8.These are the objections, Glaucon, and there are many others of a like kind, which I foresaw long ago they made me afraid and reluctant to take in hand any law about the possession and nurture of women and children. - from The Republic by Plato
9.Thus, gentlemen, though an inlander, Steelkilt was wild-ocean born, and wild-ocean nurtured as much of an audacious mariner as any. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
10.A sevenmonths' child, he had been carefully brought up and nurtured by an aged bedridden parent. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
11.In one word, Queequeg, said I, rather digressively hell is an idea first born on an undigested apple-dumpling and since then perpetuated through the hereditary dyspepsias nurtured by Ramadans. - from Moby Dick; or The Whale by Herman Melville
12.Ask the wife of Biagio Crivelli how the capon nurtures and hatches the eggs of the hen,--he being drunk. - from The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Complete by Leonardo Da Vinci
13.But the wound still burned, longingly and bitterly Siddhartha thought of his son, nurtured his love and tenderness in his heart, allowed the pain to gnaw at him, committed all foolish acts of love. - from Siddhartha by Herman Hesse

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