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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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Dec
26
2013

aspect

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

ae spekt

noun
definition 1:  an element or part.
example:  Several aspects of the speech deserve analysis.
example:  Its controversiality is the aspect of the case that roused so much public interest.

definition 2:  the point of view from which something is seen or considered, or the manner in which something is considered.
example:  We are looking at the issue from completely different aspects.

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