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English noun: scupper

1. scupper (artifact) drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard


Broader (hypernym)drain, drainpipe, waste pipe


English verb: scupper

1. scupper (competition) wait in hiding to attack


Synonymsambuscade, ambush, bushwhack, lie in wait, lurk, waylay


Pattern of useSomebody ----s somebody


Broader (hypernym)wait

2. scupper (communication) put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position


Synonymsendanger, expose, peril, queer


Pattern of useSomebody ----s something.
Somebody ----s somebody.
Something ----s somebody.
Something ----s something


Broader (hypernym)affect, bear on, bear upon, impact, touch, touch on


Narrower (hyponym)compromise









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