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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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Aug
22
2013

omit

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

o mIt

transitive verb
definition
:  to not include (something) through neglect or by decision; leave out.
example:  On the invitations, I unfortunately omitted the time that the party will begin.
example:  The paper was getting too long, so she omitted a few paragraphs.
example:  Why was his name omitted from the list?
example:  We omitted going to the museum because there was not enough time.

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