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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

::: scavenge - hunt through discarded materials for usable items or food; search, especially for food; N. scavenger: one who scavenges; animal that feeds on refuse and carrion
::: disjointed - disconnected; lacking coherence; V. disjoint: disconnect; disjoin
::: missive - letter; written statement; CF. sent
::: allege - state without proof
::: flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
::: insuperable - insurmountable; unbeatable; Ex. insuperable difficulties
::: infallible - unerring; never making mistakes
::: woeful - sad; (of something bad) deplorable; deplorably bad; Ex. woeful housing conditions
::: epitome - perfect example or embodiment; brief summary; Ex. epitome of good manners; V. epitomize: make an epitome of; be an epitome of; embody
::: brevity - conciseness; shortness of duration