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vulgar - of the common people; deficient in refinement; not refined; coarse; Ex. vulgar display of wealth; N. vulgarism: vulgarity; crudely indecent word; CF. vulgarian: vulgar person; boor; lout
rapacious - voracious; ravenous; taking everything one can; excessively grasping; plundering; subsisting on live prey; Ex. rapacious birds
pander - cater to (the low desires of others)
flutter - (of a bird with large wings) wave (the wings) lightly, rapidly, and irregularly; vibrate rapidly or erratically; fly by waving quickly; flitter; N.
sacrilegious - desecrating; profane; N. sacrilege: desecration, misuse, or theft of something sacred
benefactor - gift giver; patron; person who does good or who gives money for a good purpose
apothegm - (apophthegm) pithy, compact saying
carrion - rotting flesh of a dead body; CF. vulture
confluence - flowing together; the place where two rivers flow together; crowd; gathering together
travesty - copy or example of something that completely misrepresents the true nature of the real thing; comical parody or imitation; treatment aimed at making something appear ridiculous; Ex. travesty of justice; OP. paragon