Antonyms for coddling

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Could not all our care and coddling teach thee how to draw it mild?

Therefore, Mayo peered toward the blue shore-line, coddling hope.

Even the coddling, as time went on, came to be rather enjoyable.

Coddling is no longer the chief need of the American composer.

And Brenton has had an infernal amount of coddling lately; there's no denying that.

It will do for old folks to be coddling themselves, but I want a good time.

Thus Fortune had led him to the beginning of old age, coddling and caressing him.

No one interviews the coddling moth to inquire his intentions.

Not much can be done in the way of coddling pear-trees from cold.

I don't believe he'll want any coddling or looking after out there.

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