Meaning of THRUST in English


n. 25B6; verb

she thrust her hands into her pockets : SHOVE, push, force, plunge, stick, drive, propel, ram, poke.

fame had been thrust on him : FORCE, foist, impose, inflict.

he thrust his way past her : PUSH, shove, force, elbow, shoulder, barge.

25B6; noun

a hard thrust : SHOVE, push, lunge, poke.

a thrust by the Third Army : ADVANCE, push, drive, attack, assault, onslaught, offensive, charge, sortie, foray, raid, sally, invasion, incursion.

only one engine is producing thrust : FORCE, propulsive force, propulsion, power, impetus, momentum.

the thrust of the speech : GIST, substance, drift, burden, meaning, significance, signification, sense, theme, message, import, tenor.

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