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nourish (verb), nourishes; nourished; nourishing
1. To provide with proper food or other substances necessary for growth, health, and a good physical condition: Irene was doing everything she could to nourish and to protect her baby.
2. To keep a feeling or a belief in one's mind; usually, for a long time: Harry has long nourished an ambition to play a piano with the local orchestra in a concert.
3. Etymology: from Latin nutrire, "to feed".
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(Latin: nutrire; to nourish, to feed, to nurse, to foster, to support, to preserve)