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::: scapegoat - someone who bears the blame for others; whipping boy; CF. escape+goat
::: coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
::: subsidiary - serving to assist; subordinate; secondary; of a subsidy; N.
::: slake - satisfy (thirst); quench; sate
::: monogram - design composed of one or more initials of a name; V.
::: mulct - defraud a person of something; swindle; Ex. mulct the boy of his legacy
::: usury - lending money at illegal high rates of interest
::: enamored - in love; Ex. enamored of his own beauty; V. enamor: inspire with love
::: phoenix - symbol of immortality or rebirth; Ex. phoenix rising from its ashes
::: egregious - notorious; conspicuously bad or shocking