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1 to apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one
  • the cat thrust her paw under the couch, trying to reach her toy mouse

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2 to move or extend upward
  • the butte thrusts up 300 feet from the floor of the valley

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The first known use of thrust was in the 13th century

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“Thrust.” The Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster Inc., Accessed 24 January 2020.

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