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mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
flotsam - drifting wreckage
mortify - humiliate by embarassing excessively; shame; punish the flesh; discipline (one's body) by self-denial; Ex. mortified by her blunder; Ex. mortify the flesh; CF. cause to die
proscenium - part of stage in front of curtain; front arch of a stage
boorish - rude; insensitive
mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
magnate - person of prominence or influence; powerful or influential person (in business or industry); Ex. oil magnate
compromise - adjust or settle by making mutual concessions; endanger the interests or reputation of; put into danger, disrepute, or a dishonorable position; Ex. compromise one's principle; N.
brackish - somewhat saline
celibate - abstaining from sexual intercourse; unmarried; N. celibacy