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Extremely unpleasant

jank

adjective

horrible and disgusting

horrible

adjective

very unpleasant

dreadful

adjective

very unpleasant

disgusting

adjective

extremely unpleasant

appalling

adjective

very unpleasant and shocking

vile

adjective

extremely unpleasant

revolting

adjective

extremely unpleasant

despicable

adjective

extremely unpleasant

detestable

adjective

extremely unpleasant

sickening

adjective

something sickening is so unpleasant that it shocks or upsets you

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chicken raffle

any random process, such as a competition in which a name is drawn from a hat

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