English to Afrikaans Meaning :: coddle

Coddle :
koester
- koestercoddledcoddlesligsinnigheid
 

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Verb(1) treat with excessive indulgence(2) cook in nearly boiling water

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(1) In the long-term we do them no favors by allowing them to coddle our mutual enemies.(2) I want to baby you, and coddle you, and spoil you for the rest of my life.(3) Some may think of us as a nanny state, given the way we coddle our citizens with free health care and equality provisions.(4) If you don't know how to coddle an egg, here's how: Poke a hole in the bottom with a pin.(5) I'm not convinced we should coddle people who, by the time they reach the postdoc level, are so insecure they won't even apply for the jobs they actually want.(6) He does not spoon-feed or coddle his audience; he does not always explain all the minute particulars of every event he discusses.(7) We do not need to coddle our old people, just ensure them enough income to live adequately.(8) The early missions coddle the player closely, and provide a comfortable introduction to the game's features.(9) Successive governments have coddled criminals, allowed them free rein to the point where they believe they own parties and governments.(10) These days that makes you a coddler of terrorists.(11) We should not allow corporate coddlers like these men to repackage themselves as born-again crusaders for reform.(12) The D.A. of this county in New York takes on a system that she says coddles criminals.(13) He painted a picture of a painful childhood with parents who were certainly not coddlers .(14) Being an intelligent child, she really resented the way that she was being coddled .(15) I was the only child in the family, and I was coddled by my parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles.(16) If we do not, we allow our opponents to say we are coddlers of evil, allowing an oppressor to rule unchecked.
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(1) molly-coddle ::
Molly-koester
Synonyms
Verb
1. pamper ::
pamperlang
2. cosset ::
verwent
3. mollycoddle ::
vertroetelen
4. spoil ::
bederf
5. indulge ::
geniet
6. overindulge ::
veel moet eet
7. pander to ::
koppelaar aan
8. baby ::
baba
9. mother ::
moeder
10. wait on hand and foot ::
wag op hande en voete
Antonyms
1. abuse ::
misbruik
2. maltreat ::
uitskel
3. manhandle ::
toetakelen
4. mishandle ::
sleg behandel
5. misuse ::
misbruik
Different Forms
coddle, coddled, coddles, coddling
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