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noun as in cast

noun as in penetration

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A century ago, miscalculation was greatly to blame for thrusting Europe into a conflagration.

Thrusting his 12-string guitar above his head, he unintentionally sent it ripping through the ceiling.

One could say the company is thrusting the terms “blue balls” and “cool balls” in our face.

Like America at the turn of the century, a thrusting India today is a gold mine for a muckraking journalist.

The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.

She was thrusting herself upon Lord Hartledon, knowing that in his true heart it was another that he loved, not her.

Almost thrusting mademoiselle aside, Garnache stood out to face him, the flush of hot anger showing through the dye on his cheeks.

It would be like chopping off our hands just to see the blood run, or thrusting them into the fire just to feel the pain.

From thence he commanded the sacrilegious wretch to be thrown down into the ashes, all men thrusting him forward unto death.


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On this page you'll find 80 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to thrusting, such as: casting, ejection, expulsion, fling, null, and heave.

From Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.