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- adj. That provides nourishment; nutritious
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Promoting growth; nutritious.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Promoting strength or growth; nutritious: as, a nourishing diet.
- Synonyms Strengthening, invigorating, wholesome.
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- adj. of or providing nourishment
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Downstairs the servants ate what was called "nourishing" food: herrings and cod and stews and milk puddings.
Ram Dass developed a deeper understanding of the love parents feel for their children and began to see that personal and soul love are not mutually exclusive but can coexist in nourishing ways.
Victoria's Secret takes a similar role in nourishing talent to stardom in the way that Hollywood studios did with actresses back in the 1930s and '40s.
Nothing you call nourishing will stay on my stomach.
nourishing obscurity: [baby factory] what's in a name nourishing obscurity: [baby factory] what's in a name
nourishing obscurity: [nice people] what's in a name nourishing obscurity: [nice people] what's in a name
While Bascomb had been delivering his pithy address, the officer in armour had also been haranguing his troops with much gesticulation and sword nourishing, which he had wound up with a command to charge, himself leading the attack upon the little band of English seamen wedged, so to speak, in the throat of the narrow street.
They didn't feel comfortable with the idea of nourishing a child with genetically modified rice, apples shipped from the Southern Hemisphere, or beef that originated from a jam-packed feed lot laced with antibiotics.
First from that Precept, which willeth the younger women to marry, and to Beare children, that is, not only to Beare them in the wombe, and to bring the forth, but also to Beare them on their knee, in their armes, and at their breasts 40: for this Bearing a little before is called nourishing, and bringing up: and to inforce it the better upon womens
"I'm sort of getting into the idea of nourishing your inner aspect and doing that by investing in your family and making a meal and creating time together."