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coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
equipoise - balance; balancing force; equilibrium
iconoclastic - attacking cherished traditions; N. iconoclast: one who attacks traditional ideas; one who destroys sacred images
patriarch - father and ruler of a family or tribe
fugitive - fleeting or transitory; lasting only a short time; roving(wandering); running away or fleeing as from the law; N: one who flees; Ex. fugitives at large
appall - dismay; shock deeply
billow - large wave of water; a great swell or surge (of smoke); V: surge, swell, roll in billows
unwarranted - unjustified; having no justification; groundless; baseless; undeserved
camaraderie - good-fellowship; CF. comrade
consolidation - unification; process of becoming firmer or stronger; V. consolidate: merge; strengthen