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th ruh sting

  • n  a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
    he made a thrusting motion with his fist
  • v  push forcefully
  • v  press or force
  • 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
  • v  place or put with great energy
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  • 36 Hours in Gettysburg, Pa.
    The Gettysburg National Military Park. More Photos » On July 1, 1863, Confederate and Union troops descended on the grassy hills of Gettysburg, thrusting the sleepy town of 2,400 into the Civil War. The three-day Battle of Gettysburg ended the Confederate invasion of the North and resulted in staggering losses — an estimated 51,000 casualties in all for the campaign — for both sides.
    June 27, 2013 - New York Times
  • Cleveland Really Doesn't Want a Skywalk
    Like a gilded octopus, Dan Gilbert's reach is thrusting deeper into the core of downtown Cleveland. Unsurprisingly, it's angering a lot of people.
    June 27, 2013 - Cleveland Scene

  • M Karunanidhi in Hindu
    We're dealing with contingencies but we're thrusting ahead. The point is, we're going to have a show, and we're going to give these incredible artists what they're due. We're going to present the Oscars on Feb. 24, and that is the important thing.... Sid Ganis San Jose Mercury News Jan 22, 2008 99941 132696 thrusting The dam has been designed to withstand the effect of the earthquakes anticipated. When such is the position, I think we are not doing any justice by thrusting an opinion in the minds of the public, that the dam may burst if the water level is...
  • Tavish Scott in BBC News
    Laughing off the issue, Mr Scott told BBC Scotland's Politics Show: "I remember what it's like to be a young, thrusting, energetic parliamentary candidate and you were desperate to get your face on the television."

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