thrust
noun.
the force used in pushing
the push of the water on the walls of the tank|the thrust of the jet engines
Synonym: push
noun.
a strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument
one strong stab to the heart killed him
Synonym: knife thrust, stab
noun.
the act of applying force to propel something
after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off
noun.
verbal criticism
he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians
noun.
a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)
he warned me with a jab with his finger|he made a thrusting motion with his fist
verb.
push forcefully
He thrust his chin forward
verb.
press or force
Stuff money into an envelope|She thrust the letter into his hand
Synonym: shove, squeeze, stuff
verb.
make a thrusting forward movement
Synonym: hurl, hurtle, lunge
verb.
impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably
She forced her diet fads on him
Synonym: force
verb.
penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
Synonym: pierce
verb.
force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock
verb.
push upward
The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air
Synonym: push up
verb.
place or put with great energy
She threw the blanket around the child|thrust the money in the hands of the beggar
Synonym: throw