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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of scuttle.


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  • It is disappointing to see the idea scuttled now when we need it more than ever. gerrymandering is to blame for the nation's woes.

    Calitics - Front Page

  • (HuffPo keeps foolishly running a headline about how Republicans are denying that she might be scuttled, which is kind of like the old saw about somebody denying that he hits his wife.)

    Hollywood Elsewhere

  • President Hosni Mubarak of Egypt, one of the few Arab nations with diplomatic ties with Israel, said Monday that Mr. Netanyahu's words "scuttled" chances to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

    Arabs Pan Israel's Overture

  • In a single act of cowardice and betrayal, if not treason, the US congress has 'scuttled' the Articles of Impeachment drawn up and carefully researched by Dennis Kucinich.

    Liberty Betrayed

  • Anyway, now I have to wear shoes in the house, because I've already impaled my feet on tiny cutlasses, slipped on miniature cannon balls and "scuttled" a couple of galleons by not watching out where I was walking.

    It Comes But Once A Year

  • (2002-06) had "scuttled" the probe and had destroyed evidence, United News of Bangladesh (UNB) news agency reported.

    The Times of India

  • That timeline was scuttled when lawyers for the Pakistani government, which had indicated it would support Davis's immunity claim at the hearing, said they needed more time to prepare a position.

    Court gives Pakistan 3 weeks to decide American's immunity

  • But intense political and public opposition scuttled the prosecution and it is unclear where - or whether - Mohammed will be tried.

    Obama creates indefinite detention system for prisoners at Guantanamo Bay

  • Even the best ones, with the possible exceptions of Washington and Lincoln, have scuttled their own boats on the shoals and reefs of their own high opinions of themselves.

    Presidential vanities

  • Also, I really do believe their are some McCainiac Wing of the Party types that are happy in the Minority — 2010 gains opportunities being scuttled?

    Obama on Brown… and Lane on Obama. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState


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