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shady

adjective  /ˈʃeɪ·di/ us  

shady adjective (DARK)

having or giving shade: It’s nice and shady in front of the house.

shady adjective (DISHONEST)

dishonest or illegal: They’d been involved in shady real estate deals. He has a shady reputation.
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