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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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Dec
24
2013

furthermore

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

fuhr th@r mor

adverb
definition:  in addition to what has just been stated; in addition; moreover.
example:  I will accept no more late papers in this class; furthermore, students who are not in their seats when class begins will be marked absent.
example:  Their plan was to assassinate the prime minister, and, furthermore, to assassinate some of the cabinet members.

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