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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
nondescript - undistinctive; ordinary; ordinary-looking; Ex. nondescript fellow in a crowd
viable - capable of maintaining life; feasible; practical or workable; Ex. viable scheme
bereaved - deprived of (someone beloved through death)
seep - pass slowly through small openings; ooze; trickle; N. seepage
elastic - able to spring back into shape; quick to recover (as from disappointment); able to adapt to change; Ex. elastic plans; N: elastic material
ramshackle - (of a building or vehicle) poorly constructed; rickety; falling apart
pretentious - ostentatious; showy; pompous; making unjustified claims; overambitious; Ex. pretentious films that claim to be art
laud - praise; N. ADJ. laudable: praiseworthy; ADJ. laudatory: expressing praise
scrimmage - disorderly fight between two or more people