proicio

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From prō (from, in the place of; for) + iaciō (throw, hurl).

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present active prōiciō, present infinitive prōicere, perfect active prōiēcī, supine prōiectum

  1. I throw, thrust, drive, fling or hurl forth, down, away or out; discharge, scatter.
  2. (by extension) I stretch out, hold out, extend, project.
  3. (by extension) I cast out, expel, exile, banish.
  4. (in architecture) I let part of a building jut out, cause to project.
  5. (figuratively) I throw away, give up, yield, resign, renounce, reject, disdain; neglect, desert, abandon.
  6. (figuratively, with se) I rush into something; degrade myself.
  7. (figuratively) I put off, defer, delay.

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  • proicio in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879