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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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    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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Oct
17
2013

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aed

transitive verb
definition 1:  to combine (something) with something else, often to increase the quantity of the latter, or to improve it or make it more complete.
example:  Add the sugar to the mixture a little at a time.
example:  He wants to add this stamp to his collection.
example:  You should add more salt to this soup.

definition 2:  to say or write beyond what has already been said or written.
example:  “And don’t come back!” she added angrily.

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