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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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  • 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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May
14
2014

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Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

da ky@ m@nt

noun
definition:  a written or printed paper, often of a legal or official nature, that provides information, evidence, or proof of something, such as a birth certificate or marriage license.
example:  You will need at least three documents to show proof of your identity.
example:  The lawyer is preparing the documents, and we’ll sign them tomorrow.

transitive verb
definition 1:  to provide conclusive information or evidence for or about (a statement, claim, or the like).
example:  He carefully documented his research.
example:  She documented each of her statements in the report.

definition 2:  to provide with a paper, such as a certificate or license, giving information or evidence.
example:  Each sale must be documented by a sales receipt.

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