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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

::: shaving - very thin piece, usually of wood (cut from a surface with a sharp blade)
::: deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
::: tether - tie (an animal) with a rope or tether; N: rope or chain to which an animal is tied; limit of one's endurance; Ex. the end of one's tether
::: misapprehension - error; misunderstanding; V. misapprehend
::: mogul - powerful person; Ex. oil moguls; CF. Mogol, Moghul; CF. Mongolian
::: cleave - split or sever; cling to; remain faithful to; N. cleavage; ADJ. cloven
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: provision - act of providing; something provided; preparatory measure; provisions: necessary supplies (esp. food); stipulation; condition in an agreement; Ex. According to the provisions of the agreement
::: exodus - departure (of a large number of people)
::: singular - being only one; individual; unique; extraordinary; odd; Ex. singular beauty/behavior