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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
equitable - fair; impartial; OP. inequitable
artful - exhibiting art or skill; deceitful; cunning; CF. artifice
dour - sullen; gloomy; stubborn
murky - dark and gloomy; thick with fog; vague; Ex. murky night/fog; N. murk: partial or complete darkness; gloom
harrowing - agonizing; distressing; traumatic; V. harrow: break up and level (soil) with a harrow; inflict great distress on; agonize; N: farming machine to break up the earth
staccato - played in an abrupt manner; marked by abrupt sharp sound; Ex. staccato applause
shambles - (place or scene of) complete disorder or ruin; wreck; mess; Ex. After the hurricane, the coast was a shambles.
recant - disclaim or disavow; retract a previous statement; openly confess error; Ex. recant one's faith/a statement
pretend - feign; pretend to: claim to possess; make pretensions to; Ex. I don't pretend to much expertise; N. pretense