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noun as in mental determination

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Expensive day care pushes women out of the labor market while men continue to work outside the home.

Hitch picks up his cane, pushes her aside, and laboriously tries to get to his feet, saying, “I'll do it myself.”

He started out with solo flights, but in this session over the desert outside Dubai he really pushes the envelope.

He is a lawyer for AIDS-Free World, which pushes for more active and gay-inclusive policies to combat HIV.

For children on the brink of severe malnutrition, diarrhea can be the trigger that pushes them over the edge.

The croupier pushes the seven hundred and forty pounds of the unlucky player a foot nearer to the bank.

Still, it will be healthier if we push out of this planetary system before someone else pushes in.

Every time Man pushes ahead a little, a percentage of the pushers pay the fare.

She pushes up the third finger, holds it there for a moment and then pushes it gently down again.

They immediately went beyond the precincts of the Court, drew, and exchanged some pushes.


On this page you'll find 200 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to pushes, such as: assault, advance, offensive, drive, attack, and thrust.

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