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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
19
2013

bacchant

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bae kənt

noun

1. a priest, priestess, or worshiper of Bacchus, the Roman god of wine and merrymaking.

2. a drunken, boisterous reveler.

adjective

1. worshiping Bacchus.

2. inclined to carouse.