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English definition of “thrust”

thrust

verb [I or T, usually + adv/prep]     /θrʌst/ (thrust, thrust)
to push suddenly and strongly : She thrust the money into his hand . They thrust a microphone in front of me and fired questions at me. She thrust the papers at me (= towards me). The bodyguards thrust past the crowd to get at the cameraman .Pushing and shoving
(Definition of thrust verb from the Cambridge Advanced Learner's Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
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