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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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Oct
30
2013

article

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

ar tih k@l

noun
definition 1:
 a single item or thing, esp. one of a class or group.
example:  A dress is an article of women’s clothing.
example:  Please remember to take all personal articles with you when you leave the airplane.

definition 2:  a piece of nonfiction writing on a particular subject, as in a magazine.
example:  There was an interesting article about election fraud in last Sunday’s newspaper.

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