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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
spawn - lay eggs (in large numbers); produce offspring (in large numbers); N: eggs of aquatic animals
rendition - rendering; translation; artistic interpretation of a song, etc
cursory - casual; hastily done with little attention to detail
Machiavellian - crafty; double-dealing; of the political doctrine of Machiavelli, which holds that craft and deceit are justified in pursuing political power
raiment - clothing; garments; Ex. I have no raiment fit to wear.
ravenous - extremely hungry; voracious
headstrong - willful; stubborn; unyielding; determined to have one's own way; CF. no 'excessive'
biennial - every two years
infiltrate - pass into or through; penetrate or enter (an organization) sneakily; Ex. infiltrate the troops into enemy territory; CF. infiltrator