1. to purposely cause a ship to sink, as by making holes in the bottom.
2. to thwart or defeat (something planned or hoped for).
The Israeli leader was accused of scuttling the chance for a peace agreement.
3. to give up; discard; abandon.
He scuttled his plans for a long vacation.
rih suhr j@ns
definition: the act or an instance of rising again or returning with a forceful motion.
example: A new biography of Cleopatra has brought about a resurgence of interest in ancient Egypt.
example: High unemployment has triggered a resurgence of crime in the area.
example: The city has been experiencing a resurgence in tourism since the restoration of the waterfront.
definition: to be or become motionless, fouled, or lacking in energy, originality, or development; be or become stagnant.
example: The dumping of waste into the river eventually caused it to stagnate.
example: Industry stagnated as the recession continued.
example: The mystery writer was bored with her detective character and felt that her ideas had stagnated.
definition: to cause to merge, coalesce, or combine, esp. by or as if by melting together.
example: The foundry fuses zinc and copper to make brass.
example: The new play fuses some of the themes from the playwright’s earlier works.
definition: to become merged by or as if by melting together; amalgamate; coalesce.
example: The copper and zinc fused and became brass.
example: The flavors fuse as the dish cooks, and the result is extraordinary.
ihn skru tə bl
impossible to comprehend or interpret; mysterious.
We could not tell from the surgeon’s inscrutable expression whether the operation had been a success or not.