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schism - division into factions (esp. within a religious body); split
bevy - large group; Ex. a bevy of starlets
thwart - block or hinder; baffle; frustrate
welter - wallow (as in mud or high seas); lie soaked (as in blood); Ex. The victims weltered in their blood.
pinnacle - peak; highest point; acme; Ex. pinnacle of fame
dishonor - disgrace; N. ADJ. dishonorable
pucker - gather into wrinkles or folds; N: wrinkle or fold
alloy - mixture as of metals; something added that lowers in value or purity; V: mix; make less pure; lower in value or quality; spoil; CF. unalloyed: not in mixture with other maetals; pure; complete; unqualified; Ex. unalloyed happiness
fiasco - total failure; CF. bottle
calligraphy - beautiful writing; excellent penmanship