Definitions

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  • v. Present participle of shove.

Etymologies

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Examples

  • Now we have to live with this admin shoving Cap & Trade and "Health care for everybody" down our throats with out even knowing how much it will cost or the exact details.

    Laura Bush speaks out on Burma

  • They were involved in shoving matches with Patriots players at the 5, making it impossible for the team to line up before time ran out.

    USATODAY.com

  • And when the full-contact dancing got too intense (“Hold on a minute, this level of shoving is just ridiculous,” he said, mid-song), he cleared out a huge space in the middle of the floor and sent fans on a relay race up and around the balcony.

    CMJ Music Marathon: Noise or Mess, but Definitely Punk - ArtsBeat Blog - NYTimes.com

  • The next hour was spent in shoving and pulling at slippery black bodies in a darkness only less black, in tripping over hawsers and barking our shins on crates and bollards.

    Try Anything Twice

  • Sir Stephen, already worried by the difficulty with Clephane and his pony, and angry with his sister for quitting the party, spoke with savage impatience to the old boatman, and assisted, himself, in shoving off the boat, and putting up the tiny sail.

    Stuart of Dunleath: A Story of Modern Times

  • So today Robyn and I bought a bookshelf, put it together, discovered it was too wide to fit in the space we wanted, unpacked the skinnier but VERY HEAVY bookshelf next to it, moved the skinnier but VERY HEAVY bookshelf into the original free space, which involved some creative shoving from the floor*, repacked that shelf, put the wider bookshelf into the new space thus created, and proudly placed my books into its bottom two shelves.

    Advice to "just" get an electronic reader will be soundly ignored.

  • ’Why are we so invested in shoving all these young girls and women into the pipeline that is dark and dingy and not very habitable? taken from,

    Why we leave

  • Where did you get the notion of shoving carrots in your eyes?

    “I find this disgusting . . . | clusterflock

  • I wouldn't call shoving someone just "any display of emotional intensity."

    Oh, my goodness! Bill O'Reilly called somebody "low class."

  • Not even opposition will oppose the hot new word shoving everybody around the capital.

    The Right Word in the Right Place at the Right Time

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