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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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Jul
18
2014

terminology

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

tuhr mih na l@ ji

noun
definition:  the specialized vocabulary and expressions used in a particular field or subject; nomenclature.
example:  This course introduces the student to the most important concepts and terminology of the field of economics.

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Collocations:    Words often used in combination with the noun terminology

ADJECTIVE + terminology:     specialized ~ , appropriate ~ , specific ~ , precise ~ , correct ~ , accepted ~ , acceptable ~ , scientific ~ , technical ~ , medical ~ , legal ~ , musical ~ , statistical ~ , descriptive ~ , vague ~ , consistent ~ , different ~ , differing ~

VERB + terminology:    adapt ~ , adopt ~ , borrow ~ ,  invent ~ , use ~ , employ ~ , master ~ , learn ~ , study ~, clarify ~ , interpret ~ , translate ~ , understand ~