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  • v. To attend to the needs of, especially in the manner of a nurse or personal aide.
  • v. To like or appreciate; to consider to be appealing, tasteful, or suitable.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. be fond of; be attached to
  • v. have a liking, fondness, or taste (for)
  • v. provide treatment for


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  • “Then again, she is not from San Isidro by birth, so she does not understand that some of us do not care for having such a resort changing our town.”


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  • “The unwritten and unspoken compact prior to the famine,” explained Andrew S. Natsios, administrator of the U.S. Agency for International Development, in Senate testimony, “was that the people surrendered their freedom in exchange for which the state agreed to care for them, heavily tempered by political loyalty, from cradle to grave.”



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