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  • 1 thrust — /thrust/, v., thrust, thrusting, n. v.t. 1. to push forcibly; shove; put or drive with force: He thrust his way through the crowd. She thrust a dagger into his back. 2. to put boldly forth or impose acceptance of: to thrust oneself into a… …

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  • 2 thrust — [thrust] vt. thrust, thrusting [ME thrusten, thristen < ON thrysta < IE * treud , to squeeze, push > THREAT, L trudere] 1. to push with sudden force; shove; drive 2. to pierce; stab 3. to force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone …

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  • 3 thrust — I n. 1) to make a thrust 2) a thrust into II v. 1) (d; tr.) to thrust at (she thrust the money at me) 2) (d; tr.) to thrust into (she thrust the money into my hand) 3) (misc.) to thrust one s way through a crowd * * * [θrʌst] (misc.) to thrust… …

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  • 4 thrust — I. verb (thrust; thrusting) Etymology: Middle English thrusten, thristen, from Old Norse thrȳsta; probably akin to Old Norse thrjōta to tire, Old English thrēat coercion more at threat Date: 13th century transitive verb 1. to push or drive with… …

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  • 5 thrust — [c]/θrʌst / (say thrust) verb (thrust, thrusting) –verb (t) 1. to push forcibly; shove; put or drive with force: he thrust a dagger into her back. 2. to put forcibly into some position, condition, etc.: to thrust oneself into danger. 3. to stab… …

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  • 6 thrust — I. v. a. Push, drive, impel, force, clap, poke, shove. II. v. n. Make a thrust. III. n. 1. Push, shove, pass, stab, allonge, lunge, tilt. 2. Assault, attack, charge …

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  • 7 Thrust (Transformers) — Thrust is the name of several fictional characters in the various Transformers universes.Transformers: Generation 1Transformers character name = Thrust caption = The Decepticon Thrust Box Art affiliation = Decepticon subgroup = Seekers rank = 5… …

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  • 8 Thrust reversal — Thrust reversal, also called reverse thrust, is the temporary diversion of an aircraft engine s exhaust or changing of propeller pitch so that the thrust produced is directed forward, rather than aft. This acts against the forward travel of the… …

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  • 9 Thrust — Thrust, v. i. 1. To make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts at his antagonist. [1913 Webster] 2. To enter by pushing; to squeeze in. [1913 Webster] And thrust between my father and the god. Dryden. [1913 Webster] 3. To… …

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  • 10 thrust — ► VERB (past and past part. thrust) 1) push suddenly or violently. 2) make one s way forcibly. 3) project conspicuously: the jetty thrust out into the water. 4) (thrust on/upon) impose (something) unwelcome on. ► NOUN …

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  • 11 Make Love Like a Man — Single by Def Leppard from the album Adrenalize B side Miss You in a Heartbeat Action …

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  • 12 thrust — v. & n. v. (past and past part. thrust) 1 tr. push with a sudden impulse or with force (thrust the letter into my pocket). 2 tr. (foll. by on) impose (a thing) forcibly; enforce acceptance of (a thing) (had it thrust on me). 3 intr. (foll. by at …

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  • 13 thrust — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun 1 strong push ADJECTIVE ▪ backward, downward, forward, upward ▪ powerful ▪ quick ▪ knife …

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  • 14 thrust — thrust1 [θrʌst] v past tense and past participle thrust [Date: 1100 1200; : Old Norse; Origin: thrysta] 1.) [T always + adverb/preposition] to push something somewhere roughly ▪ She thrust a letter into my hand. ▪ He thrust me roughly towards the …

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  • 15 thrust — [[t]θrʌ̱st[/t]] thrusts, thrusting, thrust 1) VERB If you thrust something or someone somewhere, you push or move them there quickly with a lot of force. [V n prep/adv] They thrust him into the back of a jeep... [V n prep/adv] She grabs a stack… …

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  • 16 thrust — 1 verb past tense and past participle thrust (T) 1 to push something somewhere with a sudden or violent movement: thrust sth into/back: The man thrust a package into Jake s hand and ran away. 2 have sth thrust upon you to be forced to accept… …

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  • 17 thrust — v 1. push, stove, drive, propel, impel; advance, forward, urge forward, power, actuate; hurl, clap, chuck, throw, fling, toss; plump, plank, plop, slap; boost, start, prod, set going, press. 2. stab, pierce, lunge, plunge; pass, cut, feint, jab;… …

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  • 18 thrust — [[t]θrʌst[/t]] v. thrust, thrust•ing, n. 1) to push forcibly; shove 2) to put boldly forth or force acceptance of: to thrust oneself into a conversation[/ex] 3) to extend forcibly; present menacingly 4) archaic to stab or pierce, as with a sword… …

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  • 19 thrust — 1. noun /θɹʌst/ a) An attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point. Pierre was a master swordsman, and could parry the thrusts of lesser men with barely a thought. b) A push, stab, or …

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  • 20 make — verb Make is used with these nouns as the subject: ↑batsman, ↑company, ↑factory, ↑firm, ↑picture, ↑recipe, ↑sale Make is used with these nouns as the object: ↑accommodation, ↑accompaniment, ↑accusation, ↑ …

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