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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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Mar
12
2014

ductile

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

duhk tihl
adjective
1. able to withstand stress without breaking, as in drawing out into wire or pounding thin.
Copper is a ductile metal.
2. easily shaped; plastic.
3. willing to be led or persuaded; easily influenced.