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  • Word of the Day
    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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Mar
31
2014

agreeable

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

ə gri ə bəl

adjective

1. pleasing or likable.

Solomon Whapple soon became used to the rapid motion of the coach, and entered into conversation with an agreeable gentleman on the same seat, who was kind enough to answer all his inquiries connected with the wonders of the road.

2. ready to concur or consent.

She turned from the window and got him to talk a little. He seemed agreeable to the idea of talking.