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coddle - treat gently; indulge excessively; pamper; mollycoddle; baby; cook in water just below boiling point; Ex. coddled eggs
clamber - climb by crawling with difficulties; scramble
unscathed - unharmed; Ex. escape the accident unscathed
allay - calm; pacify
martial - warlike; of war; Ex. martial art/law
lament - grieve; express sorrow; N. lamentation
homily - sermon; tedious moralizing lecture; serious warning; ADJ. homiletic
grate - make a harsh noise; have an unpleasant effect; shred by rubbing against a rough surface; Ex. grated cheese N: framework of metal bars to hold fuel in a fireplace
jeopardize - endanger; imperil; put at risk; N. jeopardy: danger
sybarite - lover of luxury; person devoted to pleasure and luxury; CF. Sybaris: an ancient Greek city in Italy