coddle


coddle (http://definr.com/coddle)

     v 1: treat with excessive indulgence; "grandparents often pamper
          the children"; "Let's not mollycoddle our students!"
          [syn: pamper, featherbed, cosset, cocker, baby,
           mollycoddle, spoil, indulge]
     2: cook in nearly boiling water; "coddle eggs"