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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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Oct
01
2013

method

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

me th@d

noun
definition 1:  plan or mode of procedure; way.
example:  The farmers eventually developed more efficient methods of growing crops.
example:  He has an exciting method of teaching the guitar to young students.

definition 2:  systematic and orderly arrangement of actions.
example:  There was no method to how she planted the garden.

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