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Word: shyster

Definition: lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner


More Vocab Words

::: charisma - divine gift; great popular charm or appeal; magnetism
::: smother - kill from lack of air; suppress; cover thickly; Ex. smothered in little stickers
::: salutary - tending to improve; beneficial; wholesome; Ex. The punishment had a salutary effect on the boy; CF. health
::: chaff - worthless products of an endeavor; husk(outer seed cover) separated from grain; Ex. separate the wheat from the chaff
::: docile - obedient; easily managed; submissive
::: stupefy - stun; make numb (as with a drug); amaze
::: healthful - conducive to good health; Ex. healthful mountain air
::: embark - commence; go on board a boat; begin a journey
::: acumen - mental keenness; sharpness of judgment; ability to judge quickly and well; Ex. business acumen
::: venturesome - (of a person) bold; adventurous; daring; (of an action) risky