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Word: coddle

Definition: treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs


More Vocab Words

::: malicious - hateful; spiteful; expressing malice; N. malice: desire to harm others; spite
::: conservatory - (conservatoire) school of the fine arts (especially music or drama); glass-enclosed area; CF. conservancy
::: castigation - punishment; severe criticism or disapproval
::: executive - person having administrative authority; one branch of government executing laws; ADJ: relating to executing
::: evasive - not frank; trying to hide the truth; eluding; evading; V. evade: avoid (a duty or responsibility) or escape from by deceit
::: demise - death
::: condole - express condolences; N. condolence: sympathy for someone who has experienced great sorrow
::: orator - public speaker
::: ultimatum - last demand; last warning; last statement of conditions that must be met; Ex. They have ignored our ultimatum.
::: rummage - ransack; thoroughly search