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  • verb Simple past tense and past participle of scuttle.

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Examples

  • 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

  • (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.

    Archive 2007-12-01

  • 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

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