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Word: shyster

Definition: lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner


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::: fervid - ardent; zealous; hot
::: impugn - dispute or contradict (often in an insulting way); attack as false or questionable; challenge; gainsay; CF. fight
::: viscid - adhesive; gluey
::: sepulcher - tomb; V: place in a sepulcher; ADJ. sepulchral
::: scrupulous - conscientious; extremely thorough; Ex. scrupulous worker
::: heckler - person who verbally harasses others; V. heckle: verbally harass as with gibes (by interrupting a speaker or speech)
::: lounge - stand, sit, or lie in a lazy, relaxed way
::: pending - not yet decided or settled; impending; Ex. pending decision; PREP. while awaiting; until; Ex. delay the decision pending his return
::: parchment - writing material made from the skin of a sheep or goat
::: euthanasia - mercy killing