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Word: mollycoddle

Definition: pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively


More Vocab Words

::: snuffle - sniffle; sniff repeatedly (in order to keep liquid from running out of the nose)
::: scurrilous - abusive; obscene; indecent; Ex. scurrilous remark
::: ungainly - (of someone) awkward in movement; clumsy; (of something) unwieldy; Ex. ungainly dancer/instrument
::: maniacal - raging mad; insane; N. maniac: insane person; CF. mania: disorder of the mind; intense enthusiasm
::: retain - keep; maintain possession of; employ (esp. a lawyer or advisor); N. retainer: servant; fee paid to retain an advisor
::: rakish - jaunty; stylish; sporty; morally corrupt; dissolute; Ex. He wore his hat at a rakish and jaunty angle.
::: infraction - violation (of a rule or regulation); breach
::: supine - lying on back; passive; inactive; Ex. The defeated pugilist lay supine; Ex. supine acceptance of the decision
::: abstract - theoretical; not concrete; nonrepresentational
::: parody - humorous imitation; spoof; takeoff; travesty; V.