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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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  • 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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Dec
23
2016

lustrous

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

luhs tr@s

adjective
1.  shining; glossy; bright.
The new snow was lustrous in the moonlight.
Her dull graying hair had once been lustrous and vibrantly red.

2.  admirable; splendid.
Her start on Broadway had been a failure, but she went on to have a lustrous career in the movies.

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