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::: scuttle - sink (a ship) by cutting holes in the hull; scrap; discard; N: small hatch in a ship's deck or hull
::: prolific - producing offspring or fruit in abundance; fertile; fecund; abundantly fruitful; producing abundant works; Ex. prolific writer
::: chaffing - bantering; joking
::: philistine - narrow-minded person, uncultured and exclusively interested in material gain; uncultured person who is indifferent to artistic and cultural values; member of an ancient people in Palestine; OP. aesthete
::: partition - divide into parts
::: cameo - shell or jewel carved in relief; star's special appearance in a minor role in a film
::: reproach - blame (not angrily but sadly); express disapproval or disappointment; N. ADJ. reproachful
::: confidential - spoken or written in secret; trusted with private matters; Ex. confidential secretary
::: cherubic - angelic; innocent-looking; N. cherub; CF. seraph: winged angel of the highest order
::: minion - servile dependent; obsequious follower