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to treat with indulgence and often overtender care

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treat with excessive indulgence

cook in nearly boiling water

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Last year, Musa came under tough questioning at the Senate over his alleged coddling of a Filipino driver accused of raping a 28-year-old OFW in Al Khobar, Saudi Arabia who claimed she ran away from her abusive employer.
Hebburn Marina has seen the occasional coddling of up to 2 lb, mainly on lugworm, with the same results from South Shields Pier and the Rat House at Sunderland.
government coddling of the tobacco industry, the world's highest incarceration rates, next to no gun control--you name it.
Tillim, who grew up in a South Africa still under apartheid, dramatizes the grotesque failure of colonialism, whose patronizing pretext of a "civilizing mission" is personified in one image by a nineteenth-century neoclassical sculpture of a maternal figure, half-Athena, half-Mary, coddling an awed black child.
Those moments, which Corn catalogues, mostly took place in the late 1980s and early 1990s: the Ilran-Contra hearings, inquiries into the Reagan Administration's coddling of drug dealers, and the BCCI investigation that linked members of both parties to a bank supporting a network of criminals and terrorists.
If not, the politically correct loons in prison should stop molly- coddling her and wasting taxpayers' cash on extra guards.
Indeed, the Health and Welfare Ministry has been held up as Exhibit A of Japanese bureaucracy's coddling of industry at public peril for years.
Thank you for the wonderful article, "Bernie Mac: TV Father Says Stop Coddling Our Children" (June 2003).
Moreover, he notes hatchery-reared smolts, owing to their coddling, tend to enter the river bigger than their wild brethren--with bigger appetites.
Treating the athletes with respect does not mean coddling them or not being demanding.
Byfield gives a refreshing counterpunch on such things as tax evasion, subjective history, capital punishment, coddling prisoners, taking competition out of boys' education, pacifism, euthanasia, the advantage of being a victim, Diana as heroine, censorship, permissiveness in education, alternative schools, universal equality, school standards, spanking children, pornography, abortion, "gay" pride, feminism, birth control, the churches and sex, the New Age movement, the CBC, canadianists, native self-rule, Central Canada vs.
A Philippine Senate committee Monday cleared Philippine National Police (PNP) chief Roberto Lastimoso of charges of coddling drug dealers due to lack of evidence.
It is time to stop coddling people who go to prostitutes.
Observing Christmas as a family-centered, domestic holiday quieted many Protestant complaints about the Popish character of the festival, and provided a venue for coddling children with presents supposedly delivered by that secularized saint, Santa Claus.
It's critical for educators, businesses, and parents to recognize the solution to the problem - we need to quit coddling these kids into incompetence, to hold them accountable, and allow them to take responsibility for their futures," continues Dwyer.