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oh ver pruh tekt

  • v  care for like a mother
  • v  protect excessively
    Don't overprotect your son--he is an adult now!

  • Most kids are coddled by helicopter parents who overprotect their child.
  • The Jersey court had not suggested Star Chamber courtrooms with no press present, but other critics found cause to wonder if the ban might not tend to overprotect lazy, incompetent .

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