Thesaurus / push on
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
The sense of bearing on to the voice, or endeavoring to push the tone by any pressure whatever, should be absolutely avoided.
EXPRESSIVE VOICE CULTUREJESSIE ELDRIDGE SOUTHWICK
Thereupon the governor attacked him alone, and giving a violent push on the door, opened it.
One Turkish Company, about a hundred strong, was making an ugly push within rifle shot of our ship.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
A resolute push for quite a short period now might reconstruct the entire basis of our collective human life.
THE SALVAGING OF CIVILISATIONH. G. (HERBERT GEORGE) WELLS
I drew back from the rim of Writing-On-the-Stone, that set of whispered phrases echoing in my ears.
RAW GOLDBERTRAND W. SINCLAIR
His only chance of ultimate recovery was to push boldly forward, and to betray no fear of failure.
McNeil, his force now augmented by Shaffer's, resolved to push Porter to the limit, and if possible bring him to battle.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
Still, it will be healthier if we push out of this planetary system before someone else pushes in.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
He turned on me then, and give me such a push in the chest that I sit down on the floor–right suddent, too.
ALEC LLOYD, COWPUNCHERELEANOR GATES
There is no such thing as an exterior will outside the man's brain, to push one scale down with a finger.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
WORDS RELATED TO PUSH ON
- beat it
- bug out
- get away
- get going
- get lost
- get off
- hit the road
- light out
- make a break for it
- make for
- make one's way
- move out
- pull out
- push off
- push on
- run along
- run away
- set off
- shove off
- skip out
- take a hike
- take a powder
- take flight
- take leave
- take off
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.