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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.
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Jun
14
2013

correspond

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

kor @ spand

intransitive verb

definition 1:  to be in agreement or accordance; match (often followed by “with” or “to”).
example:  Your story of what happened that night corresponds with your neighbor’s.

definition 2:  to be similar in structure, position, purpose, function, or the like; be analogous or equivalent (usually followed by “to”).
example:  His role as president corresponds to hers as prime minister.

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