nurse


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Synonyms for nurse

carer

Synonyms

nanny

look after

Synonyms for nurse

to promote and sustain the development of

to hold and turn over in the mind

Synonyms for nurse

a woman who is the custodian of children

try to cure by special care of treatment, of an illness or injury

maintain (a theory, thoughts, or feelings)

serve as a nurse

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treat carefully

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She looked so sour and old-fashioned that the nurse turned her head aside to hide the twitching of her mouth.
My little nurse stood on a low stool close to the table, to take care of me, and direct what I should do.
The woman came up to the nurse, took the child from her, and pressed it to her breast; then she gave it back to the nurse and returned by the same way as she had come, and the floor closed over her again.
But my dear nurse," said she, "explain this to me; if he has really come home as you say, how did he manage to overcome the wicked suitors single handed, seeing what a number of them there always were?
The nurse, however, is determined that, insane or not, there shall be no shirking and that you shall go through your task to the end.
The nurse looked at him with her calm, kind eyes, which had seen all the horror and pain of the world, and yet, filled with the vision of a world without sin, remained serene.
I've come to sit with you a bit, Masha," said the nurse, "and here I've brought the prince's wedding candles to light before his saint, my angel," she said with a sigh.
to the other Figs, and the only game she played at was flinging a ball gracefully and letting the nurse bring it back to her.
Van Baerle's nurse had received the letter in the following way.
Just as he found the letter of which he was in search, the nurse made her appearance.
Be quiet now," said an old Nurse to a child sitting on her lap.
A CANDIDATE canvassing his district met a Nurse wheeling a Baby in a carriage, and, stooping, imprinted a kiss upon the Baby's clammy muzzle.
The nurse, in her evidence, had reported him as speaking in an off-hand manner.
The persons are, Captain Arnault, of the French army; Surgeon Surville, of the French ambulance; Surgeon Wetzel, of the German army; Mercy Merrick, attached as nurse to the French ambulance; and Grace Roseberry, a traveling lady on her way to England.
Anyway, nurse says his eyes will be hazel and his forehead is exactly like Gilbert's.