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thrust

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Noun, Verb (usu participle)
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7 in 7 verses (in OT : 7 in 7 verses)

CIDE DICTIONARY

thrustn. & v. 
     Thrist.  Spenser.  [1913 Webster]
thrustv. t. [OE. rusten, risten, resten, Icel. rst to thrust, press, force, compel; perhaps akin to E. threat.].
  •  To push or drive with force; to drive, force, or impel; to shove; as, to thrust anything with the hand or foot, or with an instrument.  [1913 Webster]
    "Into a dungeon thrust, to work with slaves."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To stab; to pierce; -- usually with through.  [1913 Webster]
To thrust away or To thrust from, to push away; to reject. -- To thrust in, to push or drive in. -- To thrust off, to push away. -- To thrust on, to impel; to urge. -- To thrust one's self in or To thrust one's self into, to obtrude upon, to intrude, as into a room; to enter (a place) where one is not invited or not welcome. -- To thrust out, to drive out or away; to expel. -- To thrust through, to pierce; to stab. “I am eight times thrust through the doublet.” Shak. -- To thrust together, to compress.
thrustv. i. 
  •  To make a push; to attack with a pointed weapon; as, a fencer thrusts at his antagonist.  [1913 Webster]
  •  To enter by pushing; to squeeze in.  [1913 Webster]
    "And thrust between my father and the god."  [1913 Webster]
  •  To push forward; to come with force; to press on; to intrude.  Chapman.  [1913 Webster]
    "As doth an eager hound
    Thrust to an hind within some covert glade.
    "  [1913 Webster]
To thrust to, to rush upon. [Obs.]
thrustn. 
  •  A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; -- a word much used as a term of fencing.  [1913 Webster]
    "[Polites] Pyrrhus with his lance pursues,
    And often reaches, and his thrusts renews.
    "  [1913 Webster]
  •  An attack; an assault.  [1913 Webster]
    "One thrust at your pure, pretended mechanism."  [1913 Webster]
  •  The force or pressure of one part of a construction against other parts; especially (Arch.), a horizontal or diagonal outward pressure, as of an arch against its abutments, or of rafters against the wall which support them.  [1913 Webster]
  •  The breaking down of the roof of a gallery under its superincumbent weight.  [1913 Webster]
Thrust bearing (Screw Steamers), a bearing arranged to receive the thrust or endwise pressure of the screw shaft. -- Thrust plane (Geol.), the surface along which dislocation has taken place in the case of a reversed fault.
Syn. -- Push; shove; assault; attack.

OXFORD DICTIONARY

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, through) pierce or stab; make a sudden lunge.
4 tr. make (one's way) forcibly.
5 intr. (foll. by through, past, etc.) force oneself (thrust past me abruptly).
--n.
1 a sudden or forcible push or lunge.
2 the propulsive force developed by a jet or rocket engine.
3 a strong attempt to penetrate an enemy's line or territory.
4 a remark aimed at a person.
5 the stress between the parts of an arch etc.
6 (often foll. by of) the chief theme or gist of remarks etc.
7 an attack with the point of a weapon.
8 (in full thrust fault) Geol. a low-angle reverse fault, with older strata displaced horizontally over newer.

Idiom
thrust-block a casting or frame carrying or containing the bearings on which the collars of a propeller shaft press. thrust oneself (or one's nose) in obtrude, interfere. thrust stage a stage extending into the audience.
Etymology
ME thruste etc. f. ON thr|sta

THESAURUS

thrust

acceleration, actuate, advance, advance against, advance upon, afterburner, aggressiveness, animate, assault, atomic power, bang, bear, bear down upon, bear upon, bearing, best part, better part, body, boost, bowl, buck, bulk, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, burden, butt, butt against, cast, charge, chuck, clap, clout, compel, compulsion, core, counterattack, cram, crowd, cut, dash, dig, drive, drive on, driving force, elbow, electric power, electropower, embed, energy, enterprise, essence, exhaust, feint, fire, flank, fling, force, force upon, forward, fuel, gas, generality, get-up-and-go, getaway, ginger, gist, give an impetus, give momentum, goad, gravamen, head, home thrust, horsepower, hurl, hurtle, hustle, hydraulic power, hydroelectric power, impale, impel, impellent, impelling force, impetus, impose on, impose upon, impulse, impulsion, incentive, incite, incitement, infiltrate, initiative, irresistible force, jab, jam, jet power, jet propulsion, jog, joggle, jolt, jostle, kick, launch an attack, line of flight, liquid oxygen, lunge, main body, major part, majority, manpower, march against, march upon, mass, meat, moment, momentum, most, motivate, motive power, mount an attack, move, nuclear power, nudge, open an offensive, pass, pedal, pep, pepper, pickup, pierce, pile drive, piss and vinegar, piston power, pith, pizzazz, plank, plop, plump, plunge, plunk, plurality, poke, pole, poop, power, press, press on, press upon, pressure, prod, propel, propellant, propelling, propelment, propulsion, propulsion charge, pulsion, punch, purport, push, pushing, put, put in motion, quickening, ram, ram down, rattle, reaction propulsion, rocket power, rocket propulsion, roll, row, run, run against, sense, set agoing, set going, set in motion, shake, short, shoulder, shove, shoving, shunt, sink, slap, snap, solar power, speedup, spunk, stab, starch, steam power, step-up, stick, stress, strike, substance, sweep, sweep along, swing, tamp, thermonuclear power, throw, thrust upon, toss, treadle, troll, trundle, upshot, urge, urge on, urge upon, verve, vim, water power, whip on, zing, zip

ROGET THESAURUS

thrust

Attack

N attack, assault, assault and battery, onset, onslaught, charge, aggression, offense, incursion, inroad, invasion, irruption, outbreak, estrapade, ruade, coupe de main, sally, sortie, camisade, raid, foray, run at, run against, dead set at, storm, storming, boarding, escalade, siege, investment, obsession, bombardment, cannonade, fire, volley, platoon fire, file fire, fusillade, sharpshooting, broadside, raking fire, cross fire, volley of grapeshot, whiff of the grape, feu d'enfer, cut, thrust, lunge, pass, passado, carte and tierce, home thrust, coupe de bec, kick, punch, battue, razzia, Jacquerie, dragonnade, devastation, eboulement, assailant, aggressor, invader, base of operations, point of attack, echelon, attacking, aggressive, offensive, obsidional, up in arms, on the offensive, Int, up and at them!, the din of arms, the yell of savage rage, the shriek of agony, the groan of death, their fatal hands no second stroke intend, thirst for glory quells the love of life.

Impulse

N impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, improvisatore, creature of impulse, extemporaneous, impulsive, indeliberate, snap, improvised, improvisate, improvisatory, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, improviso, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum, push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw, explosion, propulsion, percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump, impact, elan, charge, beating, blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab, fillip, slam, bang, hit, whack, thwack, cuff, squash, dowse, swap, whap, punch, thump, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration, ruade, arietation, cut, thrust, lunge, yerk, carom, carrom, clip, jab, plug, sidewinder, sidewipe, sideswipe, hammer, sledge hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail, ram, rammer, battering ram, monkey, pile-driving engine, punch, bat, cant hook, cudgel, ax, dynamics, seismometer, accelerometer, earthquake detector, impelling, impulsive, impellent, booming, dynamic, dynamical, impelled, a hit, a very palpable hit, impulse, sudden thought, impromptu, improvisation, inspiration, flash, spurt, improvisatore, creature of impulse, extemporaneous, impulsive, indeliberate, snap, improvised, improvisate, improvisatory, unpremeditated, unmeditated, improvise, unprompted, unguided, natural, unguarded, spontaneous, instinctive, extempore, extemporaneously, offhand, impromptu, a limproviste, improviso, on the spur of the moment, on the spur of the occasion, impulse, impulsion, impetus, momentum, push, pulsion, thrust, shove, jog, jolt, brunt, booming, boost, throw, explosion, propulsion, percussion, concussion, collision, occursion, clash, encounter, cannon, carambole, appulse, shock, crash, bump, impact, elan, charge, beating, blow, dint, stroke, knock, tap, rap, slap, smack, pat, dab, fillip, slam, bang, hit, whack, thwack, cuff, squash, dowse, swap, whap, punch, thump, pelt, kick, punce, calcitration, ruade, arietation, cut, thrust, lunge, yerk, carom, carrom, clip, jab, plug, sidewinder, sidewipe, sideswipe, hammer, sledge hammer, mall, maul, mallet, flail, ram, rammer, battering ram, monkey, pile-driving engine, punch, bat, cant hook, cudgel, ax, dynamics, seismometer, accelerometer, earthquake detector, impelling, impulsive, impellent, booming, dynamic, dynamical, impelled, a hit, a very palpable hit.

VB flash on the mind, say what comes uppermost, improvise, extemporize, give an impetus, impel, push, start, give a start to, set going, drive, urge, boom, thrust, prod, foin, cant, elbow, shoulder, jostle, justle, hustle, hurtle, shove, jog, jolt, encounter, run against, bump against, butt against, knock one's head against, run one's head against, impinge, boost, bunt, carom, clip y, fan, fan out, jab, plug, strike, knock, hit, tap, rap, slap, flap, dab, pat, thump, beat, blow, bang, slam, dash, punch, thwack, whack, hit hard, strike hard, swap, batter, dowse, baste, pelt, patter, buffet, belabor, fetch one a blow, poke at, pink, lunge, yerk, kick, calcitrate, butt, strike at, whip, come into a collision, enter into collision, collide, sideswipe, foul, fall foul of, run foul of, telescope, throw.


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