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pushing

adjective

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(Entry 1 of 2)

2 thrusting oneself where one is not welcome or invited
  • the sort of sycophantic, pushing man on the make that everyone loves to hate

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pushing

verb
present participle of push

Synonyms of pushing (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one
  • I had to push my damaged bike all the way home

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2 to force one's way
  • we had to push our way through a crowd that was mostly headed in the opposite direction

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The first known use of pushing was in 1677

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“Pushing.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/pushing. Accessed 25 Sep. 2020.

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