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synonyms for pushes

  • advance
  • assault
  • attack
  • drive
  • effort
  • offensive
  • thrust
  • bearing
  • blow
  • butt
  • charge
  • driving
  • energy
  • exerting
  • exertion
  • forcing
  • impact
  • jolt
  • lean
  • mass
  • nudge
  • onset
  • poke
  • prod
  • propulsion
  • shove
  • straining
  • thrusting
  • weight

antonyms for pushes

MOST RELEVANT
  • hesitation
  • idleness
  • laziness
  • discouragement
  • disinterest
  • pull
  • pull
  • leave alone
  • rest
  • discourage
  • stop
  • keep
  • hold
  • hide
  • conceal
  • suppress
  • repress
  • wait
  • slow
  • delay
  • calm
  • laze
  • retard
  • dissuade
  • remain
  • hinder
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How to use pushes in a sentence

The croupier pushes the seven hundred and forty pounds of the unlucky player a foot nearer to the bank.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Still, it will be healthier if we push out of this planetary system before someone else pushes in.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
Every time Man pushes ahead a little, a percentage of the pushers pay the fare.
FEE OF THE FRONTIERHORACE BROWN FYFE
She pushes up the third finger, holds it there for a moment and then pushes it gently down again.
FIRST PLAYSA. A. MILNE
They immediately went beyond the precincts of the Court, drew, and exchanged some pushes.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND FROM THE ACCESSION OF JAMES II.THOMAS BABINGTON MACAULAY
Occasionally he pushes a little Latin into his discourses and at intervals be graces them with morsels of Greek.
OUR CHURCHES AND CHAPELSATTICUS
One seal pushes the other off the coveted post, only to be dislodged himself a minute after.
THE BOY WITH THE U. S. FISHERIESFRANCIS ROLT-WHEELER
All at once Ramaswamy, who has been following noiselessly, pushes you aside with a cry of "Scorpion, Master."
ROUND THE WONDERFUL WORLDG. E. MITTON
To effect this, one pushes it down as far as possible, and holds it there for a few seconds, then permits it to relax gradually.
VOICE PRODUCTION IN SINGING AND SPEAKINGWESLEY MILLS
She pushes him into the room so violently that he falls, coughing terribly, to the floor.
JANE JOURNEYS ONRUTH COMFORT MITCHELL
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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