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::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: intrinsic - essential; inherent; built-in
::: engulf - surround and swallow up
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: adjunct - something attached to but holding an inferior position
::: predispose - give an inclination toward (in advance); make susceptible to; Ex. predispose people to certain cancer; N. predisposition
::: carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
::: agrarian - pertaining to land or its cultivation; Ex. agrarian reform
::: confidant - (confidante) trusted friend (to whom one tells one's secret)
::: appropriate - acquire; take possession of for one's own use without permission; set aside for a particular purpose; allocate; CF. misappropriate