thrust on/upon

Definition of thrust on/upon

  1. :  to force (someone) to have or accept (something) Fame was thrust upon her.

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  to push or drive with force :  shove

    :  to cause to enter or pierce something by or as if by pushing

    :  extend, spread

  1. :  a forward or upward push

    :  a movement (as by a group of people) in a specified direction

    :  salient or essential element or meaning

  1. :  on

  1. :  on the surface :  on it

    :  thereafter, thereon

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to cast off or become cast off

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