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to coddle

to coddle

/ˈkɑdəɫ/
verb
treat with excessive indulgence
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Do we coddle our students too much?

Lawrence: to make him need to coddle me in this manner by teaming me up.

Lawrence: to make him need to coddle me in this manner by teaming me up.

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to careen

to careen

/kɝˈin/
verb
walk as if unable to control one's movements
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Apparently, the intention was to careen it.

A train careens off the tracks in Harlem, injuring 34 people.

And our nation is at a pivotal moment in history, and we are careening... >> NARRATOR:

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to enact

to enact

/ɪˈnækt/
verb
to act a role in a motion picture or perform a play on stage
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Governments can also protect the sea by enacting strict controls on ocean dumping.

All states and territories had enacted their own unemployment insurance laws.

At the same time, governments have enacted record amounts of fiscal stimulus to boost economies stalled by the pandemic.

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to bawl

to bawl

/ˈbɔɫ/
verb
shout loudly and without restraint
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I was damn near bawling, I felt so damn happy, if you want to know the truth.

That might be because participants rated the photos of bawling babies as more irritating.

And then after the phone call, I finished the cup of coffee, and I just started bawling.

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to affect

to affect

/əˈfɛkt/
verb
to cause a change in a person, thing, etc.
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The place most intensely affected by malaria is Africa south of the Sahara Desert.

And we often let emotion affect our judgment.

and it's affecting my insides very badly, so...

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to cringe

to cringe

/ˈkɹɪndʒ/
verb
draw back, as with fear or pain
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Bedirhan Cinar Why do we cringe when we hear "Shakespeare?"

So does moist make you cringe?

I mean, as a lab scientist, [laughs] it makes me cringe.

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to keen

to keen

/ˈkin/
verb
express grief verbally
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And those who are eating them are really keen for you to know about it.

Governments are going to be very keen in certain priority sector on shoring their supply.

But it doesn’t look like Borelopelta was too keen on conifers.

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to lance

to lance

/ˈɫæns/
verb
pierce with a lance, as in a knights' fight
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Jake: We didn't lance it well enough.

He charges the dragon and wounds it with a lance.

So that's where your shield goes, and your lance is in your right hand.

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to lynch

to lynch

/ˈɫɪntʃ/
verb
kill without legal sanction
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A mob stormed the Bastille armory, lynching the garrison commander.

There's lynching going on.

He starts going on national TV defending the lacrosse players and saying that this is kind of lynching in reverse.

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to deflect

to deflect

/dɪˈfɫɛkt/
verb
draw someone's attention away from something
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These Westerlies are strongly deflected to the right and blow from the southwest.

Also, the subatomic particles are generally deflected by the Earth’s magnetic field, so we’re OK.

I'm thinking three gloves and then it deflects up.

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to inject

to inject

/ˌɪnˈdʒɛkt/
verb
force or drive (a fluid or gas) into by piercing
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Only this time, mosquitoes were injected with inert diseases, inert bacteria, and inert viruses.

Scientists would inject vaccines into huge numbers of rabbits and then basically wait for symptoms to show up.

The mixture is then injected deep underground into a basalt rock formation.

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to engrave

to engrave

/ɪnˈɡɹeɪv/
verb
carve, cut, or etch into a material or surface
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The phrase was popularized in the 80s, but Kodak was already engraved in our hearts.

They come in pokeball and master ball and can be custom engraved.

The word "style" is cousin to "stylus," to etch, or to engrave.

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to canvas

to canvas

/ˈkænvəs/
verb
cover with canvas
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JEDD THOMAS: Drug addicts are not probably the most reliable people to try and canvas for elections.

Hodge: Yes, the white canvases or the black canvases are very rarely all they've done.

They haven't just come out of school and said, "I could paint a black canvas.

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to broadcast

to broadcast

/ˈbɹɔdˌkæst/
verb
to use airwaves to send out TV or radio programs
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[Narrator] The company broadcasts live on Facebook.

They broadcast an IPO matches on India's Sony Macs TV channel.

Oysters reproduce by broadcasting their gametes into the ocean.

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to joust

to joust

/ˈdʒaʊst/
verb
joust against somebody in a tournament by fighting on horseback
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The two parties jousted over the need for action vs. border enforcement.

In Medieval times and go jousting.

In advance, Democrats and Republicans jousted again over the benefits and costs.

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to arouse

to arouse

/ɝˈaʊz/
verb
call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses)
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It wasn't on me, but I'll say, I'll say it aroused me, huh?

Emotionally arousing events tend to be better remembered than neutral events.

And I didn't know what I had done to arouse their justified wrath that day.

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to condemn

to condemn

/kənˈdɛm/
verb
to give a severe punishment to someone who has committed a major crime
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They blacked out Instagram and condemned police brutality and racial injustice.

The industry praised him while the workers unions condemned his decision.

And people who break that code are severely condemned.

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to denounce

to denounce

/dɪˈnaʊns/
verb
to publicly say that someone or something is evil, illegal, wrong, etc.
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However, as with Nazism, neighbors often denounced anyone whose property they coveted.

I've even made videos on TikTok calling out and denouncing China's horrific human rights record.

Meanwhile, witnesses denounce the shooting.

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