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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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Apr
24
2013

report

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

rih port

noun

definition:  a statement or account of something, usually detailed.
example:  I did a good deal of research on the subject and then wrote up my report.
example:  The report on India included some interesting statistics.
example:  Did you hear the news report last night?

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Collocations:  Words frequently used in combination with the noun “report”

VERB + report:    publish ~ ,  write ~ ,  present ~ , prepare ~ ,  submit ~ ,  issue ~  , produce ~ ,  receive ~,  release ~ ,  compile ~

report + VERB:     ~  suggest (e.g, This new report suggests that the drug is not as safe as previously thought),  ~  conclude,  ~  recommend,  ~  state,  ~  contain, ~  show,   ~  say,  ~  indicate,  ~  examine,  ~  describe,  ~  highlight