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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
unsavory - distasteful; disagreeable; morally offensive; Ex. unsavory activity/reputation
tribunal - court of justice
dissipate - squander; waste foolishly; scatter
foolhardy - rash; reckless; foolishly daring
dormant - sleeping; temporarily inactive; lethargic; latent
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
pinnace - small boat
temerity - boldness; nerve; rashness; Ex. temerity to ask for a pay increase after only three day's work
charm - quality of pleasing; amulet; action or formula thought to have magical power; spell; V: attract; cast a spell on; bewitch