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  • verbthrust, press with force
  • verbincite, urge
  • verbadvertise, promote

synonyms for pushed

  • accelerate
  • bump
  • depress
  • drive
  • force
  • launch
  • move
  • nudge
  • pressure
  • propel
  • shift
  • shove
  • budge
  • bulldoze
  • butt
  • crowd
  • dig
  • elbow
  • exert
  • gore
  • hustle
  • impel
  • jam
  • jostle
  • muscle
  • poke
  • railroad
  • ram
  • shoulder
  • squash
  • squeeze
  • squish
  • steamroll
  • stir
  • strain
  • strong-arm
  • bear down
  • crush against
  • high pressure
  • lie on
  • make one's way
  • pour it on
  • put the arm on
  • rest on
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antonyms for pushed

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  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • hinder
  • hold
  • keep
  • remain
  • retard
  • stop
  • calm
  • delay
  • laze
  • leave alone
  • rest
  • slow
  • wait
  • conceal
  • hide
  • pull
  • repress
  • suppress
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How to use pushed in a sentence

His hat was pushed back from his forehead, the collar of his blue flannel shirt was open.
THE BONDBOYGEORGE W. (GEORGE WASHINGTON) OGDEN
There was no response to the knock, and Davy cautiously pushed open the door and went in.
DAVY AND THE GOBLINCHARLES E. CARRYL
During the siege of Acre he commanded the covering force, and pushed reconnaissances far and wide.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
She then pushed past the child, and went on to a door at the end of the passage, which she threw open, without knocking.
ROSEMARY IN SEARCH OF A FATHERC. N. WILLIAMSON
They slept at a miserable cabin in one of the clearings, and at early dawn pushed on, reaching the Cahuilla village before noon.
RAMONAHELEN HUNT JACKSON
Frank leaped ashore and pushed the boat off, while Mayne held her by jamming the leeward oar into the mud.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
One glance at his face told me that he was in trouble, and without a word I pushed him into my chair and handed him a drink.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
Phœbe pushed Alice's hand in the direction of the passage that leads to the housekeeper's room.
CHECKMATEJOSEPH SHERIDAN LE FANU
As they entered his room he pushed his cousin into an easy-chair and turned up the lamp on the writing-table.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
Without drawing rein, they pushed on to Busseerutgunge, crossed the river Sai and neared the village of Bunnee.
THE RED YEARLOUIS TRACY
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WORDS RELATED TO PUSHED

  • Type A
  • ambitious
  • compulsive
  • consumed
  • directed
  • forced
  • galvanized
  • guided
  • herded
  • impelled
  • induced
  • monomaniacal
  • motivated
  • obsessed
  • possessed
  • pushed
  • steered
  • urged on
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