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I was filled with pride every time a fried egg slid out on its own, with no shove from a spatula.
I’M NEVER LETTING GO OF MY VINTAGE CAST-IRON SKILLETJVERSTEEGHJULY 27, 2022OUTSIDE ONLINE
With an open door and a gentle shove, the crate falls into the sky from a cargo transport.
THESE GLIDING DRONES COULD DELIVER SUPPLIES FROM AIR FORCE PLANES TO THE BATTLEFIELDKELSEY D. ATHERTONDECEMBER 8, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
For example, if you balance a bicycle with your hand and then give it a shove, it will roll upright for a surprising length of time, even re-balancing itself to some degree, before it slows and topples over.
YOUR MOUNTAIN BIKE IS PROBABLY TOO BIG FOR YOUAGINTZLERSEPTEMBER 25, 2021OUTSIDE ONLINE
She left her marriage when alcohol-fueled threats from her then-husband began to turn into shoves.
FIVE DAYS, 100 VACCINE DOSES AND A WILDFIRE OF CONSPIRACY THEORIESJOSE DEL REALMAY 28, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Humphrey was knocked to the turf, looking for a penalty to be called on Brown for a shove and offensive pass interference.
LAMAR JACKSON GETS HIS FIRST PLAYOFF VICTORY AS RAVENS HOLD TITANS’ DERRICK HENRY TO 40 YARDSMARK MASKEJANUARY 10, 2021WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOW THE COLLEGE FOOTBALL PLAYOFF WORKSCHUCK CULPEPPERNOVEMBER 23, 2020WASHINGTON POST
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.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
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
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SHOVE

  • ambled
  • cantered
  • dashed
  • dogtroted
  • loped
  • paced
  • sprinted
  • trotted
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