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That action has scuppered some of the IAB-backed group’s plans.Activists are using ads to sneak real news to Russians about Ukraine|Chris Stokel-Walker|March 4, 2022|MIT Technology Review
Discussions to make testing free were scuppered in order to push people to book vaccines.Europe’s Brutal Fourth Wave Shows We’re Just Not Ready for Normal|Barbie Latza Nadeau|July 23, 2021|The Daily Beast
Supply issues could scupper recent gains in New Zealand and Australia.In the race between variants and vaccines, rich Asia-Pacific countries finally start their sprint|Michael E. Miller|June 4, 2021|Washington Post
As the equality movement found a renewed focus and determination, so its opponents ratcheted up their efforts to scupper it.How Robin Williams’ Mrs. Doubtfire Won the Culture Wars|Tim Teeman|August 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The minister fears that now even lesser frictions could scupper the new agreement.Taliban Slams Loya Jirga Bilateral Security Agreement|Ron Moreau & Sami Yousafzai|November 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
The combers were crashing over the weather rail in solid cascades, and the scupper-ports were not large enough to carry it off.The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
Down from the forecastle roof tumbled Jack Cockrell and went sliding across the deck, heels over head, to fetch up in the scupper.Blackbeard: Buccaneer|Ralph D. Paine
At that moment a tremendous sea struck the vessel, carrying the mate and myself into the lee scupper.
Stopping the scupper, the rolling of the vessel would wash the water and sand from one side to the other.
The rods had a sharp scupper on the outside of the big end so placed as also to throw the oil on this same thrust face.The Wright Brothers' Engines and Their Design|Leonard S. Hobbs.