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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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Jul
03
2013

brash

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brash

braesh

adjective

1. rudely self-assertive; bold; impudent.
example: Show confidence during your job interview but avoid appearing brash.

2. hasty and reckless; rash; impetuous.
example: She made the brash move of quitting her job without giving any notice.