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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
19
2017

conscientious

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

kan shi en sh@s

adjective
1.  done in accordance with one’s conscience; scrupulous.
Taking part in this protest was a conscientious act on her part.

2.  precise; meticulous; careful.
His conscientious work consistently received high marks.

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