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Word: mollycoddle

Definition: pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively


More Vocab Words

::: concise - brief and compact
::: odium - detestation; quality of being odious; hatefulness; disrepute (resulting from hateful conduct)
::: diverse - differing in some characteristics (from each other); various; N. diversity: variety; dissimilitude; lack of resemblance
::: derelict - negligent; (of someone) neglectful of duty; (of something) deserted by an owner; abandoned; N: abandoned property; homeless or vagrant person
::: sanctuary - place of refuge; shelter; shrine; holy place; Ex. The outlaw was granted sanctuary in the church.
::: concordat - formal agreement
::: untenable - (of a position, esp. in an argument) indefensible; not able to be maintained
::: auspicious - favoring success; giving signs of future success; Cf. auspices
::: edifice - building (of imposing size)
::: encroachment - gradual intrusion; Ex. I resent all these encroachments on my valuable time; V. encroach: take another's possessions or right gradually or stealthily; intrude; Ex. encroach on/upon