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    shaI st@r

    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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    neI seI @r

    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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Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

rih vyu

transitive verb
definition 1:  to re-examine or look over again.
example:  I reviewed my notes before the exam.
example:  After the council reviewed the evidence, they reversed their earlier decision.

definition 3:  to look back over (past events or the like).
example:  He reviewed his accomplishments over the past ten years and felt somewhat proud.

definition 2:  to offer a critical survey of (an article, book, or the like).
example:  He reviews plays for the local newspaper.
example:  The restaurant was reviewed by one of the top food critics.

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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the transitive verb review (definition 1)

review + NOUN:  ~ progress, ~ effectiveness , ~ policy, ~ evidence, ~ decision, ~ situation, ~ strategy, ~ notes