Noun(1) container for coal; shaped to permit pouring the coal onto the fire(2) an entrance equipped with a hatch; especially a passageway between decks of a ship
Verb(1) to move about or proceed hurriedly
(1) Earlier in the day, I visited Little Water Cay, where I could hear the scuttle of endangered rock iguanas mixing with the waves.(2) I open the rest of my presents and scuttle upstairs to put my pants away in my pants drawer.(3) Half a scuttle of coal 2-3 times/day is required to keep the fire burning.(4) some of the stockholders are threatening to scuttle the deal(5) The window-dressers tut, relinquish their sparkling trolley, turn on their heels and scuttle back to safety.(6) My absolute dream has always been to live and work in the same space - work downstairs then scuttle upstairs to a nest in the rafters.(7) I heard the scuttle of rats across the room(8) a shaft of sunlight blazed through the cabin scuttle(9) Then, he would return the bowl and scuttle back to his lair.(10) A shiny, rust-colored beetle, only 1/8-inch long, scuttles across a kitchen countertop.(11) She nods slowly and scuttles away, going from sitting next to me to between Brendon and a meditating Seleth, the four of us nestled in a shady corner.(12) Behind one of the cameras a lizard scuttles up the wall and disappears down the other side.(13) A hedgehog scuttles out of the shrubs, it clicks across the road and I staccato-step behind it.(14) The gallant heroism of both the British Navy and the German Captain Langsdorff, who scuttles his own ship rather than face defeat, strongly appealed to Powell and Pressburger.(15) Kunuk comes off as a sentimentalist, scuttling his attempts to inflate his story into something bigger, leaving remains that feel as psychologically uncomplicated as the similarly themed The Lion King.(16) This film's release to DVD is unwarranted, and it should be scuttled and returned to the hidden film vault beneath the Nevada salt mines.
1. hatchway ::
2. opening ::
3. scurry ::
4. scamper ::
5. skitter ::
Different Formsscuttle, scuttled, scuttles, scuttling
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