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coddle

From Longman Dictionary of Contemporary Englishcoddlecod‧dle /ˈkɒdl $ ˈkɑːdl/ verb [transitive]  KINDto treat someone in a way that is too kind and gentle and that protects them from pain or difficulty syn mollycoddle Don’t coddle the child – he’s fine!→ See Verb table
Examples from the Corpus
coddleShe never needed coddling against exposure.She was, to him, like one of the saints, the blushing idols she coddled and cooed.Our car coddling extends way beyond an inadequate transit system.Nor does he coddle his players.The infantry were peasants, coddled, soft and fat.Yet the coddling state continues to loom large.Some Carlsbad residents feel that they need to coddle their budding high-tech companies sprouting around Palomar Airport.Police Chief McBride says coddling young lawbreakers just creates more adult criminals.
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Verb table
coddle
Simple Form
Present
I, you, we, theycoddle
he, she, itcoddles
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Past
I, you, he, she, it, we, theycoddled
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave coddled
he, she, ithas coddled
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad coddled
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill coddle
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have coddled
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Continuous Form
Present
Iam coddling
he, she, itis coddling
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you, we, theyare coddling
Past
I, he, she, itwas coddling
you, we, theywere coddling
Present perfect
I, you, we, theyhave been coddling
he, she, ithas been coddling
Past perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theyhad been coddling
Future
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill be coddling
Future perfect
I, you, he, she, it, we, theywill have been coddling
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