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Word: shyster

Definition: lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner


More Vocab Words

::: repine - fret; complain; be annoyed; Ex. repine over the undone work
::: gamely - in a spirited manner; with courage; Ex. fight gamely against a superior boxer; ADJ. game
::: biennial - every two years
::: labyrinth - maze
::: flail - beat with or as if with a flail; move wildly; thresh grain by hand; strike or slap; toss about; N: threshing tool consisting of a stick swinging from the end of a long handle
::: monograph - scholarly article
::: wastrel - waster; profligate
::: rarefied - made less dense (of a gas); V. rarefy: make less dense; N. rarefaction
::: badger - pester; annoy continually with demands; persuade by asking again and again; Ex. The children badgered me into taking them into the cinema; N: a kind of mountain animal
::: cohabit - live together