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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

::: catharsis - purging or cleansing of any passage of the body; purging and weakening of strong emotions as a result of experiencing a dramatic work of art
::: palpitate - throb; beat rapidly; flutter; tremble; Ex. Her heart began to palpitate.
::: constraint - restraint; compulsion; repression of feelings; reticence; V. constrain: hold back; restrain; compel; oblige; confine forcibly; imprison
::: remiss - negligent; careless about a duty
::: maritime - bordering on(adjacent to) the sea; nautical; of the ships or the sea; Ex. Maritime Provinces
::: atypical - not normal; not typical
::: hatch - deck opening; lid covering a deck opening; V: emerge from an egg; produce (young) from an egg
::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: ragamuffin - dirty child in torn clothes; person wearing tattered clothes
::: barterer - trader; V. barter: trade; exchange good for other goods rather than money