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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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Mar
20
2014

entity

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

en tih ti

noun
definition:  anything that exists objectively and distinctly, whether nonliving or living; thing or being.
example:  A wife in those days was not viewed as a separate entity from her husband.
example:  As a corporation, the business is a distinct entity and must pay its own taxes.

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