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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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Apr
17
2014

manifest

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

maen ih fest

transitive verb
definition:  to show plainly; display; demonstrate.
example:  The results of the treatment generally manifest themselves after only four days.
example:  The man’s face manifested both shock and grief.
example:  The patient manifested symptoms of a rare disease.

adjective
definition:  clear and unmistakable to the eye or mind; plain; obvious.
example:  His guilt was manifest to all.

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