scupper

Definitions of scupper
  1. noun
    drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard
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    type of:
    drain, drainpipe, waste pipe
    a pipe through which liquid is carried away
  2. verb
    put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position
    synonyms: endanger, expose, peril, queer
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    types:
    compromise
    expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute
    type of:
    affect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch, touch on
    have an effect upon
  3. verb
    wait in hiding to attack
    synonyms: ambuscade, ambush, bushwhack, lie in wait, lurk, waylay
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    type of:
    wait
    stay in one place and anticipate or expect something
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