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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
::: timorous - fearful; timid; demonstrating fear
::: dilute - make (a liquid) less concentrated; reduce in strength; Ex. dilute the influence of the president
::: calamity - disaster; misery
::: acknowledge - recognize; admit
::: embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
::: flounder - struggle and thrash about; proceed clumsily or falter (as in water, mud, snow, etc.); proceed in confusion
::: urbane - suave; refined in manner; elegant
::: ambivalence - the state of having contradictory or conflicting emotional attitudes or opinions
::: orientation - act of finding oneself in society; orienting