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verb as in care for lovingly

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At best, if the stories are true, you sound petulant, cosseted, and bratty.

Needless to say fewer Scottish politicians were educated in such a cosseted environment.

But instead of a witty pop song, we have yet more woe-is-me-feel-my-pain from an overpaid, over-cosseted celebrity.

The truth, which The Royals avoids addressing, is that the royal family is a cosseted, well-funded machine.

So Emmie was duly cosseted by Aunt Jerusha, and given delicious black-currant jelly.

She cosseted herself with no false ideas as to the nature of the work which she proposed to undertake.

And Goodwife Dolly, tell her I'll never forget how she cosseted the wildered lamb.'

The Marshal, who had never been so cosseted in his life, went off smiling at Lisbeth, though his heart was aching.

Against her he had nursed and cosseted it; for its sake he had made his home desolate and starved his heart.


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On this page you'll find 10 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to cosseted, such as: fondle, lamb, love, pamper, pet, and cuddle.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.