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Thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited
“… the sort of sycophantic, pushing man on the make that everyone loves to hate.”
Having a strong desire for personal advancement
“… among the young associates at the law firm, he was unmistakably the most pushing.”
Aggressively ambitious
Present participle for to exert force or pressure on
“We had to push the heavy door with all of our might to open it.”
Present participle for to demand earnestly or pressingly
“My parents would push me to learn a musical instrument when I was younger.”
Present participle for to promote the use, sale, or acceptance of
“Companies are preoccupied with trying to push their products onto consumers.”
Present participle for to move or proceed onward
“The troops will continue to push southwards in the coming weeks.”
(of a button on a device or machine) Present participle for to press down on
“I was unsure as to which button I needed to push on the dishwasher to start it.”
Present participle for to move past someone or something with force
“I had to push past the throng of tourists to catch a glimpse of the famous artwork.”
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