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amiss - wrong; faulty; Ex. something amiss; ADV.
clipper - sailing vessel built for great speed
forestall - prevent by taking action in advance
scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
impermeable - impervious; not permitting passage through its substance; impossible to permeate
mettle - courage (to continue bravely in spite of difficulties); spirit; ADJ. mettlesome
arraign - charge in court; indict
dispirited - lacking in spirit
embroil - throw into confusion; involve in strife, dispute, or quarrel; entangle; CF. imbroglio
drama - prose or verse composition to be performed by actors; play; exciting and unusual situation