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  • as incast
  • as inpenetration
  • as inpush

synonyms for thrusting

  • casting
  • ejection
  • expulsion
  • fling
  • heave
  • heaving
  • hurl
  • hurling
  • launching
  • lob
  • pitch
  • pitching
  • projection
  • propulsion
  • shooting
  • sling
  • slinging
  • thrust
  • toss
  • tossing
  • infiltration
  • seepage
  • diffusion
  • entrance
  • ingress
  • insertion
  • invasion
  • osmosis
  • perforation
  • forcing
  • piercing
  • stabbing
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antonyms for thrusting

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  • catch
  • keeping
  • retention
  • hesitation
  • idleness
  • laziness
  • discouragement
  • disinterest
  • pull
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How to use thrusting in a sentence

The machine penetrated everywhere, thrusting aside with its gigantic arm the feeble efforts of handicraft.
THE UNSOLVED RIDDLE OF SOCIAL JUSTICESTEPHEN LEACOCK
She was thrusting herself upon Lord Hartledon, knowing that in his true heart it was another that he loved, not her.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
Almost thrusting mademoiselle aside, Garnache stood out to face him, the flush of hot anger showing through the dye on his cheeks.
ST. MARTIN'S SUMMERRAFAEL SABATINI
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.
PORTRAIT AND BIOGRAPHY OF PARSON BROWNLOW, THE TENNESSEE PATRIOTWILLIAM GANNAWAY BROWNLOW
From thence he commanded the sacrilegious wretch to be thrown down into the ashes, all men thrusting him forward unto death.
THE BIBLE, DOUAY-RHEIMS VERSIONVARIOUS
When I came upon him, he was thrusting with his left hand across his own body—a vicious thrust and with his left hand.
THE CIRCULAR STUDYANNA KATHARINE GREEN
"My husband set it there," replied Mary, thrusting back her hair and looking full into the Arab's face.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
When next she knew anything save her grief, she heard a light hand thrusting back the curtains from her bed.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Hal bounded forward, thrusting his right foot in the crack just in time to prevent the door closing.
UNCLE SAM'S BOYS AS LIEUTENANTSH. IRVING HANCOCK
In the thrusting motion of this discharge he evidently had design, for the first six wine-glasses on Billy's bar were shivered.
BLAZED TRAIL STORIESSTEWART EDWARD WHITE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO THRUSTING

  • casting
  • ejection
  • expulsion
  • fling
  • heave
  • heaving
  • hurl
  • hurling
  • launching
  • lob
  • pitch
  • pitching
  • projection
  • propulsion
  • shooting
  • sling
  • slinging
  • thrust
  • thrusting
  • toss
  • tossing
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.