01. The little boy was placed with a [foster] family after his parents were killed in a car accident.
02. His [foster] mother is a wonderful woman, and he loves her as much as if she were his birth mom.
03. The old couple [fostered] over 50 children over the years, and still keep in contact with most of them.
04. This government's announcement of a tuition freeze has helped to [foster] a greater sense of confidence among young people today.
05. Punishing children for bad behavior instead of talking to them can [foster] feelings of guilt which result in further problems.
06. The father was suspected of abusing his daughter, so she had to be put into [foster] care.
07. Taiiku no Hi, or Sports Day, is a national holiday in Japan, and is meant to [foster] healthy minds and bodies through physical activity.
08. L. Frank Baum once noted that the imaginative child will become the imaginative man or woman most apt to invent, and therefore to [foster], civilization.
09. Wendell Berry once said that to cherish what remains of the Earth, and to [foster] its renewal is our only legitimate hope of survival.
10. Victoria Billings once suggested that rape is a culturally-[fostered] means of suppressing women. Legally we say we deplore it, but mythically we romanticize and perpetuate it, and privately we excuse and overlook it.
11. Giving children responsibility, and trusting them with that responsibility [fosters] a sense of self-confidence that will help them throughout their entire lives.
12. Studies show that regular physical activity reduces symptoms of anxiety and depression for older people, and [fosters] improvements in mood, and feelings of well-being.
13. Brunei is a strict Muslim country, and the government [fosters] and promotes the Islamic faith.
14. Man's need for communication [fostered] the development of increasingly sophisticated language.
15. It is essential for a teacher to [foster] a classroom learning environment in which the opinions of all participants are valued.

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