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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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Oct
29
2013

natant

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neI tənt

adjective

swimming or floating on or in water.
example: The gnat and the tadpole resemble each other in their change from natant animals with gills into aerial animals with lungs. (Erasmus Darwin)

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