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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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Sep
20
2017

balmy

Posted in Word of the Day by admin2

bal mi

adjective
1.  gentle, mild, and soothing.
They prefer the balmy climate of the South Sea Islands.

2.  fragrant, like a balm.
The tropical air was balmy with the scent of gardenias.

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