Shyster

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Shyster

1. A crook or a con man who tries to sell inferior goods or to cheat customers.

2. A corrupt lawyer or politician.
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David Smith, chairman of Full Body and The Voice Trustees, said: "Both Full Body and The Voice and The Shysters are delighted to bring this book to the attention of the artistic community and to showcase the importance of their companies work.
Bates's retort was that, the way Chelsea were tapping up players, they would think "you are a bunch of shysters from Siberia".
I, like many thousands of others are wondering, is the punishment meted out to these squalid shysters enough?
The Shysters take their name from the word used to describe crooked lawyers who fool their clients, reflecting the theatre company's own intention to con audiences into believing their unlikely tales.
She's been disappointed and taken so often by cheats and crooks, shysters and con men, that her trust in anyone outside her own daughters is pretty shaky.
Unhappy timeshare owners make easy targets for shysters.
Benefit shysters, unscrupulous as they are, are considerably less of a public menace than, say, drunken drivers who can kill.
made as smooth as possible with the support of city theatre company Shysters Inc and Cre8us, which supports children through creative teaching.
They are cynical shysters cashing in on people's fears and desperation.
Could it be simply be that in a world in which so many public figures have been exposed as shysters, dissemblers, manipulators and posers, millions of people instinctively recognised in Karol Jozef Wojtyla the simple virtues of decency, honesty and certainty
But this mob of shysters is just as bad, if not worse.
Understandably, both the El Salvadorans and the Zimbabweans are unhappy - and the Africans are particularly upset because the shysters earned a 0-0 draw