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::: mollycoddle - pamper; coddle; baby; indulge excessively
::: draft - first rough form; conscription; draught; V: make a draft of; conscript
::: slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
::: harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
::: exhort - urge (by strong argument or advice); Ex. The general exhorted his men to fight bravely; N. exhortation
::: vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
::: impute - attribute; ascribe; charge; N. imputation
::: skulk - move furtively and secretly; Ex. He skulked through the less fashionable sections of the city.
::: mercenary - motivated solely by money or gain; N.
::: bate - let down; lessen the force of; moderate; restrain; Ex. with bated breath; CF. abate