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coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
hibernate - sleep throughout the winter; N. hibernation
presumptuous - going beyond what is right; excessively forward; arrogant; taking liberties
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.
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
anarchy - absence of governing body; state of disorder
drivel - nonsense; foolishness; V: talk nonsense
ephemeral - short-lived; fleeting
mandate - order; charge; authoritative command; power to govern another country; power to given to a government; region under administration; V: give a mandate to; place under a mandate; Ex. mandated territory
noisome - foul smelling; very unpleasant; unwholesome