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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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Jan
08
2014

locate

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

lo keIt

transitive verb
definition 1:  to find the position or place of.
example:  Can you locate the town on the map?

definition 2:  to set in a certain place; situate.
example:  They decided to locate their business in the city.

definition 3:  to give a position or association to.
example:  I would locate her among the later Impressionists.

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