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mollycoddle

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of mollycoddle

  1. to treat with great or excessive care refused to mollycoddle her malingering son and sent him off to school Synonyms cocker, coddle, cosset, dandle, indulge, baby, nurse, pamper, spoil, wet-nurseRelated Words cater (to), humor; content, delight, gladden, gratify, mother, oblige, please, satisfy; appease, mollify, pacify, placate, sootheNear Antonyms control, discipline, restrain; oppress; neglect, overlook, slight; molest, outrage, violate; harass, harm, hurt, injure, oppress, persecute, torment, torture, victimizeAntonyms abuse, ill-treat, ill-use, maltreat, manhandle, mishandle, mistreat, misuse

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