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

  • 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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Jun
27
2014

reject

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

rih jekt

transitive verb
definition 1:  to refuse to accept, grant entry to, acknowledge, or act upon.
example:  They rejected the shipment, as the goods were damaged.
example:  The university rejected him because his test scores were too low.
example:  She rejected the company’s job offer.

definition 2:  to refuse to render, grant, or consider.
example:  The management rejected the workers’ request.
example:  He rejected the suggestion as soon as she made it.

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