Word of the Day: Scuttle

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Meaning in English:

  • to run or move about with short hasty steps
  • Deliberately cause (a scheme) to fail.
  • To give up a plan

Meaning in Hindiविफल कर देना, बरबाद करना, तीव्र गति

Usage in Sentence:
–  “Rahul Gandhi said National Democratic Alliance (NDA) government’s trying to scuttle welfare programmes initiated by the previous United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government.”
–  “A cat scuttles across the room.”

Synonyms: abandon, sink, run, sprint

scuttle have word ‘cut’ in it, which sound like cutting something.