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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
22
2013

information

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

In fər meI shən

noun
definition:  knowledge or facts obtained or obtainable through communication with others in connection with a specific situation or event.
example:  We’re waiting for some information from the police concerning the accident.


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Collocations:    Words often used in combination with the noun “information”

VERB + information:    provide  ~,  obtain  ~,  seek  ~, request  ~  , disclose  ~ , gather  ~ , collect  ~,  acquire  ~ 

ADJECTIVE + information:    useful ~ , helpful  ~ , additional  ~,  further  ~ , relevant  ~ , reliable  ~ , detailed  ~ , confidential  ~