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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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Aug
19
2013

imply

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

ihm plaI

transitive verb
definition:
  to say indirectly; suggest.
example:  Are you implying that I cheated?
example:  She agreed to do it, but her tone implied resentment.
example:  When she told him he dropped his candy wrapper, she was implying that he should pick it up.
example:  These symptoms may imply a weak heart.

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