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Building a working reactor—even a very small one—requires precise and painstaking efforts of both engineering and paper pushing.
A NEW GENERATION OF NUCLEAR REACTORS COULD HOLD THE KEY TO A GREEN FUTUREANDREW BLUMNOVEMBER 16, 2021TIME
The message these stories impart is that the outdoors is a place of conquest, of list-making and box-checking and limit-pushing—which, at its worst, can lead to risky or irresponsible behavior.
I DON’T CARE IF YOUR TODDLER CLIMBS A MOUNTAINLWHELANNOVEMBER 11, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
My thought was to keep pushing in troops from "W" Beach until the enemy had fallen back to save themselves from being cut off.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
Edward, while busily arranging 'to cross seas' to Flanders, was also pushing forward preparations for a 'Scottish War.'
KING ROBERT THE BRUCEA. F. MURISON
He lost his head as the lower gates swung open, and broke the rule of the river by pushing out in front of a launch.
UNCANNY TALESVARIOUS
A louder and different tone is elicited upon pushing the key further down.
THE RECENT REVOLUTION IN ORGAN BUILDINGGEORGE LAING MILLER
I am pushing the smiths as hard as possible, and you must do the same at your works, that the greatest dispatch may be made.
LIFE OF RICHARD TREVITHICK, VOLUME II (OF 2)FRANCIS TREVITHICK
"We have no clerk of that name," repeated Mr. Kedge, pushing back some papers on the table.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Pushing on to Concord, the thousand disciplined British regulars captured and destroyed the military stores collected there.
THE EVE OF THE REVOLUTIONCARL BECKER
He was pushing his machine through the gate, and Clip was getting his own wheel and making ready to follow.
MOTOR MATT'S "CENTURY" RUNSTANLEY R. MATTHEWS
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PUSHING

  • ambitious
  • assertive
  • bold
  • brash
  • bumptious
  • forceful
  • loud
  • militant
  • obnoxious
  • obtrusive
  • officious
  • presumptuous
  • pushful
  • pushing
  • self-assertive
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