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Plural for the principal purpose or theme of a course of action or line of reasoning
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“The main thrust of his message concerns the disregard of the obligations of social justice.”
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Plural for a forceful attack or effort
“The first thrust into the city was from the western front.”
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Plural for an act of poking someone or something
“A thrust in his side however caught his attention and he looked down to a frowning Shi who had a scolding look on her face.”
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Plural for a sudden or violent lunge forward
“A sweeping thrust from behind knocked her off her feet.”
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Plural for the act of stabbing or piercing
“With a single skilled thrust, the delectable morsels were instantly skewered.”
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Plural for the propulsive force of a jet or rocket engine
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“The goal of a turbofan engine is to produce thrust to drive the airplane forward.”
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Plural for having a strong commitment to a cause
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Plural for a sudden forward thrust of the body towards something or someone
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Plural for the force per unit area exerted by a fluid against a surface with which it is in contact
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Plural for the consequences or negative results of a thing or event
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Plural for an action in which one fencer forces the opponent's blade into the diagonally opposite line, (that is, from high line to low line on the opposite side, or vice versa) by taking it with the guard and forte of his own blade
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Plural for an abrupt rough or violent movement
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Plural for the act of physically lowering something
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Plural for an act or instance of throwing something
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Plural for a quick, clever reply to an insult or criticism
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Plural for a quick, often unpleasant, tug or shake
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Plural for the place, area or space occupied by, or intended for, an event, activity or purpose
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To push suddenly or violently in a specified direction
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“Andrei would thrust forward through the crowd, trying to look at the face of the weeping girl.”
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To stab or pierce something, usually with through
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“He saw one guardsman break through the guard of a knight and thrust his sword through the gleaming breastplate.”
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To elevate or extend in an upward direction or motion
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“And if the sunflower had no roots anchoring it to this terrestrial home, it would thrust upward, following its sunward gaze.”
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To suddenly impose, or be imposed with, a burden or responsibility
“Media formats that thrust fame upon ordinary people without special talents can give the impression that anyone can achieve it.”
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To hit or strike, often with one's hand
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To place, fit, or push (something) into something else
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To raise to a higher position or level
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To make, or cause to make, a sudden forward movement
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Interfere in something that is not one's concern
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To push or thrust out
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To cause to move with a jerk
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To lay in surrounding matter
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Sticks out
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To inflict something undesirable on someone
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To move, demolish, or flatten with a bulldozer
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To cover completely with water
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