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coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
intrigue - make secret plans; plot; arouse the curiosity of; N: secret scheme; plot; secret love affair
chameleon - lizard that changes color in different situations
fancier - breeder or dealer of animals; one who has a special interest, as for raising specific plant or animal
vitreous - of glass; pertaining to or resembling glass; V. vitrify: change into glass; CF. petrify
rapture - great joy and delight; ecstasy; ADJ. rapturous
incriminate - accuse of or implicate in a crime; serve as evidence against; cause to seem or make guilty of a crime; Ex. incriminating evidence
intermediary - intermediate; acting as a mediator; N: mediator; go-between
taut - tight; strained; tense; ready; OP. slack
sophist - teacher of philosophy; quibbler; employer of fallacious reasoning; N. sophism: plausible but fallacious argument