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nurture

Biology the environmental factors that partly determine the structure of an organism
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Or against those of us who after birth regulate the nurture and education of children, in which you also were trained?
As Mr Swiveller was decidedly favourable to these performances, upon the ground that looking at a Punch, or indeed looking at anything out of window, was better than working; and as he had been, for this reason, at some pains to awaken in his fellow clerk a sense of their beauties and manifold deserts; both he and Miss Sally rose as with one accord and took up their positions at the window: upon the sill whereof, as in a post of honour, sundry young ladies and gentlemen who were employed in the dry nurture of babies, and who made a point of being present, with their young charges, on such occasions, had already established themselves as comfortably as the circumstances would allow.
She saw the children of the settlement on the grassy margin of the street, or at the domestic thresholds, disporting themselves in such grim fashions as the Puritanic nurture would permit
When a remodeling business nurtures a lead who is just starting the process, they are forming a relationship.
The leadership at camp usually directs and nurtures the prayer experience.
Indeed, a leader not only nurtures the faith of his people, but that faith is powerful not because it is an abstraction, but a catalyst leading to action--and action leads to the strengthening both the individual and the community.

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