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politic - prudent; judicious; well judged; expedient; well devised
dismiss - eliminate from consideration; no longer consider; put out of court without further hearing; reject; discharge from employment; direct to leave; ADJ. dismissive; N. dismissal
fractious - unruly; peevish; cranky; bad-tempered; Ex. fractious horse
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
graduated - arranged by degrees (of height, difficulty, etc.)
allocate - assign; set apart for a particular purpose
condign - adequate; (of punishment) severe and well deserved
dinghy - small boat (often ship's boat)
wallow - roll in mud; indulge in; (of a ship) roll in a rough sea; become helpless; Ex. wallow in the mud/luxury
generate - cause; produce; create