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cultivated

kuhl tuh vay tuhd

  • v  foster the growth of
  • v  prepare for crops
  • v  teach or refine to be discriminative in taste or judgment
  • v  adapt (a wild plant or unclaimed land) to the environment
  • a  (of land or fields) prepared for raising crops by plowing or fertilizing
    cultivated land
  • s  no longer in the natural state; developed by human care and for human use
    cultivated roses
    cultivated blackberries
  • s  marked by refinement in taste and manners
    cultivated speech

  • The ISI is an arm of the Pakistani military that has long cultivated jihadist groups ranging from the Taliban to Lashkar e-Toiba (LeT), prime suspect in the Mumbai massacre.
  • An ex-junkie who neither smokes nor drinks and who cultivated the look of a conservative businessman, Barnes had shielded himself so carefully behind the layers of his organization .
  • Since arriving in Washington in 1987, Land has cultivated dozens of sympathetic members of Congress.
News & Articles

  • NBA Draft 2013: Prospects Who Will Contend For Rookie of the Year
    To win Rookie of the Year in the NBA , a prospect must have two things. First and foremost, they must have a talent that is cultivated enough to make an impact in their first year. The NBA draft is largely about potential and upside, but a Rookie of the Year candidate has to have enough game from day one to make a statement. Secondly, the prospect must land in a spot that gives him the ...
    June 19, 2013 - Bleacher Report
  • With Trois Mec, Ludo Lefebvre Has a Place to Call His Own
    The Los Angeles restaurant embodies the argument that eating sensibilities are changing, prompting a desire for more cultivated dining.
    June 17, 2013 - New York Times
  • #Unplug: Baratunde Thurston Left The Internet For 25 Days, And You Should Too
    My official biography, such as it is, reads as follows: “Baratunde Thurston is the author of the New York Times best seller How to Be Black and CEO and cofounder of Cultivated Wit, a creative comedic digital agency and product development company.” I’m an author, consultant, speechifier, and cross-platform opiner on the digital life. My friends say I’m the most connected man in the world. And in ...
    June 17, 2013 - Fast Company Magazine

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