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unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
chalice - goblet; consecrated cup
flamboyant - ornate; highly elaborate; richly colored; ostentatious; showy; CF. flame
exacting - extremely demanding; Ex. exacting standard of safety
accrue - come to one as a gain; accumulate over time; come about by addition; Ex. benefits that accrue from scientific research; Ex. interest accruing in a bank account; N. accrual
bogus - counterfeit; not authentic; intentionally false; Ex. bogus interview
proscribe - prohibit; ostracize; banish; outlaw
slaughter - killing of animals for food; massacre; V: butcher (animals) for food; kill in large numbers
predator - predatory animal or bird; predatory person; creature that seizes and devours another animal; person who robs or exploits others; ADJ. predatory: living by preying on other organisms; plundering; N. predation