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Word: mollycoddle

Definition: pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively


More Vocab Words

::: lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
::: grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
::: intermittent - periodic; on and off; stopping and starting at intervals
::: presume - take for granted; assume; act overconfidently; take liberties; presume on/upon: take unfair advantage of (someone's kindness or connection); N. presumption
::: pastiche - imitation of another's style in musical composition or in writing; work of art openly imitating the works of other artists
::: suspense - state of being undecided; anxiety or apprehension resulting from uncertainty
::: idiom - expression whose meaning as a whole differs from the meanings of its individual words; distinctive style (of expression); Ex. idiom of the modern popular music; ADJ. idiomatic
::: impregnable - invulnerable; impossible to capture or enter by force; Ex. impregnable fort/argument; CF. take
::: inconsistency - state of being self-contradictory; lack of uniformity or steadiness; ADJ. inconsistent: displaying a lack of consistency; erratic; contradictory; incompatible
::: personify - represent (an inanimate object) as a person; be the embodiment or perfect example of; Ex. She is evil/patience personified; N. personification