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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
08
2013

insouciant

Posted in Word of the Day by admin

in·sou·ci·ant

ihn su si ənt

adjective

having no cares or anxieties; light-hearted; carefree.
example: She dismissed our accusations with an insouciant laugh and continued to dance.

Felix the Cat's insouciant whistle

Felix the Cat’s insouciant whistle