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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
malfeasance - wrongdoing; misconduct (by a public official)
revert - relapse; backslide; turn back to; return to the former owner; N. reversion
recapitulate - summarize
amity - friendship; peaceful relationship as between nations
disputatious - argumentative; fond of argument
choleric - hot-tempered; bad-tempered; irritable; easily angered; CF. cholera
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
auroral - pertaining to the aurora borealis; CF. aurora australis
filial - pertaining to or befitting a son or daughter; Ex. filial respect