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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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Feb
28
2014

respectively

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

rih spek tihv li

adverb
definition:  with regard to each of two or more persons or things in the order named.
example:  Their son and daughter are aged ten and twelve respectively.
example:  American casualties in World War I and World War II are estimated at over 300,000 and one million respectively.

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