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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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Mar
28
2014

introduce

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

In tr@ dus

transitive verb
definition 1:  to present (a previously unknown person) to one or more people.
example:  Let me introduce you to my friends.
example:  I’m sorry; I forgot to introduce myself.

definition 2:  to bring to one’s notice or into one’s experience.
example:  I’d like to introduce a new topic of discussion.
example:  My friends introduced classical music to me when I was in college.

definition 3:  to bring into being for the first time.
example:  The company is introducing an exciting new line of swimsuits.
example:  Congress has just introduced a new bill to fight crime.

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