Children's, Intermediate and Advanced Online English Dictionary & Thesaurus

  • Word of the Day
    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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Sep
18
2017

unsure

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

uhn shuhr

adjective
not certain; having doubt; lacking confidence.
We were unsure whether to believe the man or not.
She was unsure of the freshness of the fish, so she decided not to buy it.
I was unsure as to the meaning of the question, so I didn’t know which way to answer.
He was unsure why his friend didn’t come, but he imagined something important had come up.
I need to make a decision, but I’m still unsure about everything.

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