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Word: coddle

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


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::: optimist - person who looks on the bright side; N. optimism
::: surmise - guess; N.
::: capsize - (of a boat) turn over
::: shrewd - clever; astute
::: thrash - beat with a whip or flail; defeat utterly; talk about thoroughly in order to find the answer; move wildly or violently; Ex. The fishes thrashed about in the net.
::: puerile - childish; immature; CF. puer: boy
::: clairvoyant - having foresight; fortuneteller; N. clairvoyance
::: furor - frenzy; great anger and excitement; CF. fury
::: carefree - free from worries; having no problems