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unsightly - ugly; unpleasant to look at
imbroglio - complicated situation (as in a play); painful or complex misunderstanding (as in a play); entanglement; confused mass (as of papers); V. embroil
disinterested - unprejudiced; free from bias and self-interest; objective
intervene - come between; interfere; Ex. intervened to prevent a fight; N. intervention
glib - fluent (with insincerity or superficiality); facile; slick
curmudgeon - churlish, miserly individual; bad-tempered old person
ransack - search thoroughly; pillage (going through a place); Ex. Enemy soldiers ransacked the town.
conscript - draftee; person forced into military service; V.
nepotism - favoritism (to a relative); CF. nephew
beget - father; become the father of; produce; give rise to