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th ruhst

  • n  the force used in pushing
    the thrust of the jet engines
  • n  a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
  • n  the act of applying force to propel something
  • n  verbal criticism
    he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians
  • n  a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • v  push forcefully
    He thrust his chin forward
  • v  press or force
    She thrust the letter into his hand
  • v  make a thrusting forward movement
  • v  impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
  • v  penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
  • v  force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
  • v  push upward
    The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air
  • v  place or put with great energy
    thrust the money in the hands of the beggar

  • Mel Gibson's movie has thrust this powerful question back at the center of Holy Week.
  • Power Plant: Thiokol dual-thrust, solid propellent, rocket motor; Length: 13 feet, 8 inches (4.
  • And they proved that useful thrust could be produced at flight speeds in excess of 17,000 m.
News & Articles

  • Monument Mountain girls fall in D-III state team tennis final
    SHREWSBURY -- Thrust onto the state championship stage, the Monument Mountain girls tennis team discovered just how tough the best in Massachusetts can be.
    June 16, 2013 - Berkshire Eagle
  • Batsula on cue early
    Beginning at a university mid-year as a tennis player means being thrust immediately into the season. One week into the semester, matches are under way. Preparation is minimal since the team spends the entire fall getting ready. And the team has already established camaraderie and companionships.
    June 16, 2013 - East Tennessean
  • The Problems of GCs Thrust Into the Media Spotlight
    With the recent spate of government scandals general counsel are finding themselves increasingly thrust into the public arena. But are GCs ready for their media close-up?
    June 15, 2013 -

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