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verb as in destroy

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verb as in hurry


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By one count, 20 industry lobbyists were in the halls trying to scuttle SB 962 as it came to a vote nine days later.

An ostentatious display of Japanese military might could scuttle those negotiations.

Bryk came in third, but he notes with pride that he bested the coal scuttle helmet man in his home county.

Any disagreement we had with them was criticized as an attempt to scuttle the building of the memorial.

Marco Rubio, on the other hand, led the GOP effort to scuttle the thing on abortion-related grounds.

And Robinson heard him scuttle about and hastily convene small boys and dispatch them down the road to look at an honest man.

In a minute or two, a black head was seen to rise slowly and fearfully out of the fore-scuttle, then it disappeared.

The water then flowed in from the top through the deck scuttle forward of the collision bulkhead.

It was by this scuttle that access was obtained to all the decks below C down to the peak tank top on the orlop deck.

The fore-scuttle hatch was closed to keep everything dark before the bridge.

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On this page you'll find 48 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to scuttle, such as: abandon, sink, and submerge.

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