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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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May
01
2014

scenario

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

s@ ner i o [or]  s@ nar i o

noun
definition 1:  a detailed outline or summary of a play, film, or book.
example:  I’m working on a scenario for a new play.

definition 2:  a hypothesized set of events or actions.
example:  What is the most likely scenario if an earthquake should strike?
example:  She proposed three different scenarios for the completion of the project.

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