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    shyster

    shaI st@r

    noun
    a person, usu. a lawyer, who uses underhanded, unethical methods.
    That shyster accepted her fee for his services but did almost nothing for her.

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    naysayer

    neI seI @r

    noun
    a person who refuses, denies, or opposes, esp. because of cynicism or pessimism.
    They went ahead with their ambitious plan despite the arguments of the naysayers.

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Sep
19
2013

project

Posted in Academic Vocabulary of the Day by admin2

pra jekt

noun
definition:  any undertaking that requires great effort or organization.
example:  The project of renovating the historic church will take years.
example:  His latest project is to put up shelves in the living room.

 

pr@ jekt

transitive verb
definition 1:  to throw or cast forward or outward.
example:  He projects the image of a hero.
example:  Her acting coach taught her how to project her voice.

definition 2:  to estimate or develop in one’s imagination.
example:  Can you project the cost of this venture?

 


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Collocations:  Words often used in combination with the noun project

VERB + project:    develop ~ , launch ~ , start ~ , propose ~ , design ~ , undertake ~ , implement ~ , initiate ~ , manage ~ , plan ~ , coordinate ~ , complete ~ , lead ~ , oversee ~ , run ~ , discuss ~ , fund ~ , finance ~ , sponsor ~ ,  support ~ , commission ~ , deliver ~ , evaluate ~ , aim ~ , base ~