scuttling

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present participle of scuttle
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Intentionally undermine or thwart oneself, or denigrate or destroy one's position or property; compare scupper

The candidate had scuttled his chances with his unhinged outburst.

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A small hatch or opening in a boat. Also, small opening in a boat or ship for draining water from open deck
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A container like an open bucket (usually to hold and carry coal)
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A hatch that provides access to the roof from the interior of a building
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to sink (a ship) by making holes in the bottom
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{n} a thing for coals, grate, quick place, a small hatch way
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{v} to run about in a hurry, to cut holes in a ships bottom, to sink by letting in water
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A broad, shallow basket
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To run with affected precipitation; to hurry; to bustle; to scuddle
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A hatchway or opening, equipped with a cover, and located in the ceiling
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An opening in a ceiling which provides access to the attic
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to cut a hole through the bottom of a ship; to sink or to wreck a vessel (This was the fate of the P S Lady Sherbrooke) (saborder)
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A small opening or hatchway in the deck of a ship, large enough to admit a man, and with a lid for covering it, also, a like hole in the side or bottom of a ship
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A hatch that provides access to the roof from the interior of the building
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To scuttle a plan or a proposal means to make it fail or cause it to stop. Such threats could scuttle the peace conference. = scupper
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an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
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{f} run or move quickly, scamper, scurry; cause a ship to sink by opening or creating holes in its hull
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An opening in the ceiling leading to an unfinished half-story
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container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire
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To sink by making holes through the bottom of; as, to scuttle a ship
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to move about or proceed hurriedly; "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"
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An opening in the roof of a house, with a lid
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A quick pace; a short run
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A wide-mouthed vessel for holding coal: a coal hod
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A framed opening in a roof used for access to the roof from inside a building
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A small hatch or opening in a boat
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{i} run, quick movement, scamper, scurry; hatch on the deck or side of a ship; container for carrying coal
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A small opening in an outside wall or covering, furnished with a lid
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A unit that provides access to the roof from the interior of the building See also Hatch
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When people or small animals scuttle somewhere, they run there with short quick steps. Two very small children scuttled away in front of them
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To move hastily, to scurry
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A unit that provides access to the roof from the interior of the building See also "Hatch"
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The lid or door which covers or closes an opening in a roof, wall, or the like
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To scuttle a ship means to sink it deliberately by making holes in the bottom. He personally had received orders from Commander Lehmann to scuttle the ship. a container for carrying coal
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The body space between the rear of the bonnet and the windscreen
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To cut a hole or holes through the bottom, deck, or sides of (as of a ship), for any purpose
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To deliberately sink a ship or boat by order of the commander, rather than by enemy action
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Category: Containers A container like an open bucket (usually to hold and carry coal)
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