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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 prophet Nuh prayed to the Ultimate Nourisher, and thanked him for his mercy to free him from the disobedient and the sinners.
This huge resistless Nourisher of the Nations--why was it that it could not reach the People, could not fulfill its destiny, unmarred by all this suffering, unattended by all this misery?" (420).
It features 99 Arab superheroes, including Bahraini teenager Salman Khamis, alias Mukit the Nourisher, who has the power to shape and control water.
They told me that Allah SWT is the only Creator, Nourisher and Sustainer and there is none besides Him and Muhammad (peace be upon him) is the last Prophet.
Macbeth does murder sleep"--the innocent sleep, Sleep that knits up the raveled sleave of care, The death of each day's life, sore labor's bath, Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast-- Lady Macbeth.
They became the helping hand, the bread-winner, the nourisher, the provider, the muse, the recreation, the stand-in mother--like Anais Nin, who brought him money and gifts for many years as well as the opportunity of being published regardless of his personal situation.
"I'd use this as a night-time nourisher and for wearing as a daytime mascara in the sun."
Stela for Queen Nzinga Ratibisha Heru An offering to Queen Nzinga Ratibisha Heru, daughter of Ra, spreading your rays throughout the African world, daughter of Isis, protector and nourisher of African youth, daughther of Montu, warrior on the battlefield of African culture, daughter of Heru, strong, mighty, indestructible leader, You fill every place with your beauty.
the International Federations and other sporting arbitration institutions - which viewed CAS as a dangerous enemy; ultimately, CAS defeated its opponents, gained independence and brought normative harmonization, thereby becoming "the Nourisher" (Der Ernahrer) of global sports law.
The goddess Hathor, depicted as a cow with the sun between her horns, is a nourisher and protector of both the living and the dead.
Introduction Sleep that knits up the ravel I'd sleeve of care, Balm of hurt minds, great nature's second course, Chief nourisher in life's feast,- MacBeth, 2.2.36,38-39

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