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Word: shyster

Definition: lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner


More Vocab Words

::: candor - frankness; open honesty; ADJ. candid
::: compound - combine; produce by combining; increase; make worse by adding to or increasing; exacerbate; Ex. compound an error; ADJ: consisting of two or more parts; N: combination of two or more parts; area enclosed by a wall containing a group of buildings; Ex. factory compound; CF. complex
::: flinch - hesitate; shrink back (in fear of something unpleasant); Ex. She did not flinch in the face of danger.
::: chancellor - legal official of high rank; CF. chancellery(chancellory): position of a chancellor
::: vernacular - living language (as compared to the official language); language spoken in a country or region; natural style; Ex. lapse into the vernacular
::: havoc - widespread damage; disorder; chaos
::: consort - associate with; keep company; N: husband or wife (or a ruler)
::: inhibit - restrain; prohibit; retard or prevent; N. inhibition
::: indite - write; compose
::: callus - area of thick hard skin