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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.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

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Apr
15
2014

heterogeneous

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

he t@ ro ji ni @s  [or]  he t@ ro jin y@s

adjective
definition:  made up of parts or members that differ from each other.
example:  The dogs at the shelter form a heterogeneous group ranging from boxers to bulldogs to chihuahuas.


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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the adjective heterogeneous

heterogeneous + NOUN:    ~ group, ~ population, ~ community, ~ society, ~ classroom, ~ collection, ~ grouping