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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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Jan
03
2014

implicate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

Im pl@ keIt

transitive verb
definition:  to involve or prove involvement of (someone or something) in an affair, situation, event, or series of events.
example:  She feared that her husband was somehow implicated in the murder.
example:  The studies implicated mercury as a cause of the brain damage.

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