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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
wrangle - quarrel noisily; obtain through arguing; herd cattle; N.
oversee - watch over and direct; supervise; N. oversight: unintentional failure to notice or do something; supervision
subversive - tending to overthrow or ruin; V. subvert: overthrow completely (an established system); destroy completely; CF. undermine ?
cumulative - growing by addition; accumulative
tribute - tax levied by a ruler; payment made by one nation to another in acknowledgment of submission; mark of respect (such as praise or gift); Ex. pay tribute to
quorum - minimal number of members necessary to conduct a meeting
volley - simultaneous discharge of a number of shots; V.
discord - conflict; lack of harmony; dissonance (when musical notes are played)
genuflect - bend the knee as in worship