Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

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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
02
2013

produce

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

pr@ dus

transitive verb
definition 1:  to bring into being; yield.
example:  Our chickens produce eggs for market.

definition 2:  to bring forward into view or notice; present.
example:  The reporter refused to produce the name of his source.
example:  The lawyer produced new evidence at the trial.

definition 3:  to organize and present (a film, play, concert, or the like) for public entertainment.
example:  The filmmaker has produced documentaries in addition to dramatic films.
example:  It takes a lot of funding to produce a play for Broadway.


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