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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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Jul
29
2014

inchoate

Posted in Word of the Day by admin2

ihn ko iht

adjective
1.  in an early stage of existence.
example:  The inchoate government dealt with the most pressing problems first.

2.  partially or imperfectly developed.
example:  Their inchoate plan overlooks a number of potentialities.

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