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    shyster

    shaI st@r

    noun
    a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
    That shyster accepted her fee for his services but did almost nothing for her.

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  • Vocabulary of the Day
    naysayer

    neI seI @r

    noun
    a person who refuses, denies, or opposes, esp. because of cynicism or pessimism.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

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Apr
06
2017

adaptive

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

@ daep tihv

adjective
capable of or suitable for adapting.  [adapt=to make fit or suitable for a particular need or condition; adjust.]
The animal’s adaptive ability is important to its survival.

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