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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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Jun
27
2013

note

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

not

transitive verb
definition 1:  to perceive or observe attentively.
example:  He noted a faint smile as she turned her head away.
example:  Please note that next week’s schedule has been changed.
example:  The doctor noted that the patient’s ankles were swollen.

definition 2:  to make a written record or reminder of.
example:  He noted the time that he took each pill.

definition 3:  to mention; remark.
example:  “It’s a lovely day for a hike,” she noted cheerfully.

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