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scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
innate - inborn
demise - death
tenacity - firmness; persistence
fringe - decorative edge of hanging threads; edge
exploit - brave and successful act; deed or action, particularly a brave deed; CF. crossing the Atlantic ocean
millennium - thousand-year period (as in the New Testament); hoped-for period of happiness and prosperity
serpentine - winding; twisting; of or like a serpent; Ex. serpentine course of the river; N. serpent: snake
piety - devoutness; reverence for God; ADJ. pious
incongruity - lack of harmony; absurdity; ADJ. incongruous: lacking in harmony; inappropriate