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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
buoyant - able to float; cheerful and optimistic; N. buoyancy; Ex. buoyancy of wood/water/American market
dereliction - neglect of duty; abandonment
leaven - add leaven to; cause to rise or grow lighter; enliven; N: agent, such as yeast, that causes dough to rise (by fermentation); element that lightens or enlivens
brawl - noisy quarrel
musky - having the odor of musk; N. musk: odorous substance secreted by an Asian deer
ardor - heat; passion; zeal; ADJ. ardent
tenuous - thin; slim; rare
deducible - derived by reasoning; V. deduce: infer; derive by reasoning
fester - rankle; produce irritation or resentment; (of a cut or wound) generate pus or rot; Ex. His insult festered in my mind for days.