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Definition 1: drain that allows water on the deck of a vessel to flow overboard - [noun denoting artifact]

(scupper is a kind of ...) a pipe through which liquid is carried away

Definition 2: put in a dangerous, disadvantageous, or difficult position - [verb of communication]

Synonyms for scupper in the sense of this definition

(scupper is a kind of ...) have an effect upon

"Will the new rules affect me?"

(... is a kind of scupper ) expose or make liable to danger, suspicion, or disrepute

"The nuclear secrets of the state were compromised by the spy"

Definition 3: wait in hiding to attack - [verb of competition]

Synonyms for scupper in the sense of this definition

(scupper is a kind of ...) stay in one place and anticipate or expect something

"I had to wait on line for an hour to get the tickets"

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