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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
10
2013

phlegmatic

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fleg mae tihk

adjective

1. not given to shows of emotion or interest; slow to excite.
example: Given Father’s phlegmatic personality, we were surprised to see him so agitated.

2. of or relating to phlegm.