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hustle

verb
 
 
/ˈhʌsl/
PUSH [T] to make someone move somewhere, especially by pushing them quickly: The security men hustled him out of the back door.Pushing and shoving
PERSUADE [I, T] informal to try to persuade someone, especially to buy something, often illegally: to hustle for business/customersUrging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of hustle verb from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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