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Synonyms for scuttle
ˈskʌt lscut·tle

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. scuttle, coal scuttlenoun

    container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire

    Synonyms:
    coal scuttle, hatchway, opening

  2. hatchway, opening, scuttleverb

    an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship

    Synonyms:
    orifice, opening night, possible action, first step, possibility, opening move, coal scuttle, porta, initiative, hatchway, curtain raising, opening, gap, chess opening

  3. scurry, scamper, skitter, scuttleverb

    to move about or proceed hurriedly

    "so terrified by the extraordinary ebbing of the sea that they scurried to higher ground"

    Synonyms:
    skip, skim, scamper, scurry, skitter

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Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. scuttleverb

    Synonyms:
    hurry, bustle, scuddle, run about (affecting to be busy)

Synonyms, Antonyms & Associated Words

  1. scuttlenoun

    Synonyms:
    coal hod, manhole

  2. scuttleverb

    Synonyms:
    scuddle, hurry, bustle, run

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "scuttle":

    sabotage, torpedo, frustrate

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How to use scuttle in a sentence?

  1. James Robbins:

    This is already the third time they have moved the timeline – I think they are going to move it another three months in part because the Iranians keep increasing their demands. I think in the end, the Iranians might be the ones who scuttle this agreement, if there is a deal, it would be a deal that would involve us moving far closer to their position on the issues than theirs move closer to ours.


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    Which of these is a synonym of sangfroid?
    • A. jaded
    • B. scurrilous
    • C. imperturbability
    • D. remonstrate

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