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Word: shyster

Definition: lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner


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::: incense - enrage; infuriate(make furious); make extremely angry; outrage; N: aromatic substance burned to produce a pleasant odor
::: alcove - nook; recess
::: plasticity - ability to be molded; ADJ. plastic: capable of being shaped or molded; Ex. plastic material such as clay
::: harbinger - forerunner (which foreshadows what is to come)
::: obsessive - related to thinking about something constantly; of an obsession; preoccupying; N. obsession: compulsive preoccupation with a fixed idea; compulsive idea; V. obsess: preoccupy the mind of excessively
::: boor - rude, insensitive person
::: seamy - sordid; base; filthy; unwholesome; Ex. seamy side of city life
::: tranquillity - calmness; peace
::: founder - fail completely; sink; CF. flounder
::: retrograde - go backwards; recede; degenerate; deteriorate; ADJ.