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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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Dec
19
2013

subsequent

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

suhb s@ kw@nt

adjective
definition:  coming or happening after; following.
example:  His first film was a complete flop, but his subsequent films were quite successful.
example:  Four years subsequent to their arrival in New York, they moved their family back to Chicago.
example:  In subsequent years, they were to think fondly of how they had first met.

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