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    What's the meaning of "fed" in the following? Is it boost or satisfy or cause?

    ex)It is a question we'd all like answered: Is there life after death? In November of 2009 I was pronounced clinically dead. But the diagnosis was correct only up to a point. My experience fed a curiosity to know how "normal" such experiences are.....

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    Default Re: fed a fierce curiosity?

    What's the meaning of "fed" in the following? Is it boost or satisfy or cause?
    ex)It is a question we'd all like answered: Is there life after death? In November of 2009 I was pronounced clinically dead. But the diagnosis was correct only up to a point. My experience fed a curiosity to know how "normal" such experiences are....
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    "boost" is closest among your suggestions, in the sense of adding motivation and incentive. Many things can be similarly fed by circumstances rage, hope, preoccupation, bitterness, desire etc

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    Default Re: fed a fierce curiosity?

    Quote Originally Posted by JMurray View Post
    What's the meaning of "fed" in the following? Is it boost or satisfy or cause?
    ex)It is a question we'd all like answered: Is there life after death? In November of 2009 I was pronounced clinically dead. But the diagnosis was correct only up to a point. My experience fed a curiosity to know how "normal" such experiences are.....

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    "boost" is closest among your suggestions, in the sense of adding motivation and incentive. Many things can be similarly fed by circumstances rage, hope, preoccupation, bitterness, desire etc

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    Thanks a lot, it was not in the dictionary, but you confirmed it. You help so far have been helpful, I appreciate it!

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