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  • n. Plural form of outthrust.
  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of outthrust.


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  • Amid this bruit of rotor blades, male barking, and bantam outthrusts of chest, Nasrah's hallucinations ended.

    Florence of Arabia

  • Even with the sun low behind, the sandstone glowed tawny, red, white, often in bands like the stripes of Old Glory; and shadows brought out the relief of cliffs, crags, crevices, outthrusts and upthrusts, changing moment by moment as the light did, so that it was almost as if that banner rippled in a geological wind.

    Operation Luna

  • Through clever rapid arm and hand gestures, punctuated by faster-than-the-eye, staccato limb outthrusts, the men travel horizontally across the stage in a whirlwind of physicality that amusingly mirrors Stein's dense, repetitive language.

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