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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

::: dross - waste matter; worthless impurities
::: prosaic - lacking in imagination; dull and unimaginative; matter-of-fact(concerned with facts, not imagination or feelings); factual; CF. prose
::: dummy - imitation of a real object used as a substitute; effigy
::: mawkish - mushy(sentimental) and gushy; icky-sticky sentimental; excessively and objectionably sentimental
::: apoplexy - stroke; loss of consciousness caused by too much blood in the brain
::: requiem - mass for the dead; dirge
::: covert - secret; hidden; implied; OP. overt
::: apparition - ghost; phantom
::: pedigree - line of ancestors; ancestry; lineage; ADJ. (of an animal) descended from of a chosen family; Ex. pedigree dog; CF. crane's foot
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take