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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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::: clasp - hold firmly within arms
::: rotundity - roundness; sonorousness of speech
::: permeable - that can be permeated; penetrable; porous; allowing liquids or gas to pass through; V. permeate: spread or flow throughout; charge
::: surmount - overcome
::: ignominy - deep disgrace; shame or dishonor; ADJ. ignominious; Ex. ignominous defeat
::: rotund - (of a person) fat and round
::: dormer - window projecting upright from roof; CF. sleeping room
::: fitful - spasmodic; intermittent; irregular
::: posthumous - after death (as of child born after father's death or book published after author's death); coming or occurring after one's death; Ex. posthumous fame/novel
::: imbecility - weakness of mind; state of being an imbecile; N. imbecile: stupid person; fool