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thrust

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of thrust

  1. 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 Synonyms of thrust drive, propel, shove, pushWords Related to thrust impel, move; bear (down), compress, depress, jam, pressure, squash, squeeze, weigh (upon); bulldoze, compel, force, lean (on or against), muscle, ram

  2. 2 to move or extend upward the butte thrusts up 300 feet from the floor of the valley Synonyms of thrust arise, aspire, climb, lift, mount, rise, soar, ascend, up, uprise, upthrust, upturnWords Related to thrust surge, tower; boost, elevate, raise, upheave, uplift, upraise; balloon, blast off, take off, zoom; crest, scale, surmount, top; cant, incline, lean, list, recline, slant, slope, tilt, tipNear Antonyms of thrust dive, nose-dive, plummet, sink, slideAntonyms of thrust decline, descend, dip, drop, fall (off), plunge



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