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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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May
31
2013

inevitably

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

In e vih t@ bli

adverb
definition 1:  unavoidably, regardless of any circumstances or attempts at prevention.
example:  The disease is fatal; inevitably, he will die of it.
example:  If we continue to use water at our current rate, our supply will inevitably run out.

definition 2:  not surprisingly; predictably.
example:  Inevitably, he shows up as soon as I’ve given up waiting!

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