Thesaurus / shove
EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB
Humphrey was knocked to the turf, looking for a penalty to be called on Brown for a shove and offensive pass interference.
There’s much agreement, though, that the playoff push got a big shove from the championship game of early 2012, when the old system cranked out an Alabama-LSU rematch so boring it threatened to leave the nation dangerously comatose.
Had he not meant the Fleet to shove in K. must have made some reference to the second Division, surely.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
He lifted the other cadet as high as he could and with a shove sent him rolling on the ice beyond.
THE MYSTERY AT PUTNAM HALLARTHUR M. WINFIELD
Black Hood kicked his legs over the rail, reversing his position, gave himself a shove with his hands.
Near the coast line the effect of the waves is continually to shove the detritus up the slopes of the continental shelf.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
No assistant editor would dare to shove that into a paper on his own responsibility.
THE WEIGHT OF THE CROWNFRED M. WHITE
He therefore led him towards his boat, which, he said, was lying on the beach at Broadstairs all ready to shove off.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
Nine logs was enough for one time; he must shove right over to town and sell.
ADVENTURES OF HUCKLEBERRY FINN, COMPLETEMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
Can't find no corner nowhere, not to shove 394 the poor hannibal in, sir.
WORDS RELATED TO SHOVE
- act upon
- egg on
- lean on
- put up to
- ride herd on
- spirit up
- work on
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