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Word: shyster

Definition: lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner

More Vocab Words

::: recluse - hermit; loner; ADJ. reclusive
::: madrigal - pastoral song; song for several singers without instruments
::: scowl - frown angrily; N: angry frown
::: insurrection - rebellion; uprising
::: obsolete - outmoded; no longer used
::: affinity - feeling of kinship; similarity; Ex. strong affinity for her; Ex. many affinities between two languages
::: odious - arousing strong dislike; hateful(causing hatred); vile
::: recast - reconstruct (a sentence, story, statue, etc.); fashion again
::: ordain - decree or command; grant holy orders; predestine; install as a minister, priest, or rabbi; N. ordainment; CF. ordination
::: bohemian - unconventional (in an artistic way)