Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of thrust.

Etymologies

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thrust +β€Ž -est

Examples

  • At least I call the gods to witness, that I am ready in all things to serve thee and thy children, but thou dost scorn my favours and thrustest thy friends stubbornly away; wherefore thy lot will be more bitter still.

    Medea

  • But thou, blest Dirce, thrustest me aside, when in thy midst I strive to hold my revels graced with crowns.

    The Bacchantes

  • She answers, β€œIn good liking livest thou, whereas thou thrustest these slayings before me, but mayhappen thou wilt rue it, when thou hast tried what is to come hereafter; and of all I have, the longest-lived matter shall be the memory of thy cruel heart, nor shall it go well with thee whiles I live.”

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Take it out and throw it to them and spare not; for as often as thou thrustest fingers in pouch thou shalt find it full of coin.

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • No paper is so untrammelled as thou art, for thou hast no shackles but those thou thrustest thine own wrists into; and I prize thee more than a whole sheaf of thy compeers, who always try to decide safely by deciding last.

    The Continental Monthly , Vol. 2 No. 5, November 1862 Devoted to Literature and National Policy

  • Thou art thirsty; the enemy is behind thee; a trembling seizes thee; a twig of thorny acacia worries thee; thou thrustest it aside; the horse is scratched till at length thou findest rest.

    Patriarchal Palestine

  • She answers, "In good liking livest thou, whereas thou thrustest these slayings before me, but mayhappen thou wilt rue it, when thou hast tried what is to come hereafter; and of all I have, the longest-lived matter shall be the memory of thy cruel heart, nor shall it go well with thee whiles I live."

    The Story of the Volsungs

  • Fool, put me not in mind that now I have strength again to rid me of the ancient foes I hate, lest I should use a sword thou thrustest to my hand, "and her eyes that had been so calm and happy, blazed upon him like fire.

    Ayesha, the Return of She

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