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nourish

(nûr′ĭsh)
tr.v. nour·ished, nour·ishing, nour·ishes
To provide with food or other substances necessary for life and growth; feed.

nour′ish·er n.
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The moderately nourished group, on the other hand took 6 to 7 days for achieving the normal platelet count.
"Furthermore, this beach has been nourished by some half million cubic metres of clean beach sand," she said, adding that work on fixing the southern side of the Umm Suqeim 1 coastal line is already underway and construction of a vertical sand barrier has been completed along a 120 metre stretch.
The energy and optimism of this indomitable force of dance apparently nourished her, as it nourished those of us she taught: Her life was long and full.
Swishing and swaying in hail, rain and snow Imagine in summer a fantastic glow Imagine it all before life began Imagine a baby in a mother's womb Just like a forest it will flourish and bloom It has all the necessities nature provides Well nourished and safe with a right to survive Just like the forest perfect and clean Along comes a baby a mother's dream Then imagine the forest destroyed by a storm The dream would be shattered and sad for all Imagine the baby it needs to grow It's nourished,protected and helped to glow Then along comes a drug storm sometimes unseen It destroys our children and shatters our dreams Imagine an answer if only I could But drugs destroy lives and should be nipped in the bud.
Are there lessons we learned from the summer that can give us energy and help us to feel restored and nourished?
One might feel that here again, on this very page, such a sacrifice is solemnly approved -- reenacted -- by yet another male writer who, himself well nourished and running no risks, holds up as a moral example the life of a woman who practiced brutal bodily austerities that contributed to her premature death.
In "The Nourished Belly Diet: 21-Day Plan to Heal Your Gut, Kick-Start Weight Loss, Boost Energy and Have You Feeling Great" Tammy draws upon her years of experience and expertise to present an impressively 'reader friendly' guide and reference that includes an extraordinary number of holistic recipes that include entries for breakfast, salads and sauces, veggie sides, entrees, and 'sweet treats'.

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