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shyster - lawyer using questionable methods; unscrupulous practioner
inert - inactive; lacking power to move; unable to move or act; Ex. chemically inert; N. inertia: state of being inert; force which keeps a thing in the position or state
gourmand - epicure; person who takes excessive pleasure in food and drink
proponent - supporter; backer; opposite of opponent
craven - cowardly
benediction - blessing
cohorts - group of people who share some common quality; armed band; a group of between 300 and 600 soldiers under one commander (in the ancient Rome)
expletive - meaningless word; interjection; profane oath; swear-word
impunity - freedom from punishment or harm; CF. punish
officious - meddlesome; excessively pushy in offering one's services; overly eager in offering unwanted services or advices; Ex. officious bellboy