Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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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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Apr
07
2017

malicious

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

m@ lI sh@s

adjective
characterized by or displaying malice.  [malice=the wish to harm or hurt others; hostility; animosity]
His political opponents launched malicious attacks against him.
The guard’s face wore a malicious expression, and the prisoner froze with fear.

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