Definitions

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  • v. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of thrust.

Etymologies

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thrust + -eth

Examples

  • Christian princes, as there is very often, there ariseth such a mist amongst their subjects, that they know not a stranger that thrusteth himself into the throne of their lawful prince, from him whom they had themselves placed there; and, in this darkness of mind, are made to fight one against another, without discerning their enemies from their friends, under the conduct of another man's ambition.

    Leviathan

  • Lest ye should say, We have found out wisdom: God thrusteth him down, not man.

    Probably Just One Of Those Funny Coincidences

  • * He setteth the robe upon Him, thrusteth the tiara over His eyes, and giveth Him three keys.

    Catholic Tales and Christian Songs

  • But the man truly poor in spirit thrusteth himself into every suffering, he fleeth his sins, as such sufferings give no reward, and he seeketh that others should do him injury, as he hath reward from this.

    The Following of Christ.

  • He thrusteth forth his tongue and the people perish.

    Songs out of Doors

  • The Lord our Master thrusteth forward thy desires with His own hands: that is widely known among men.

    Genesis A Translated from the Old English

  • The ostrich runneth faster than the fastest horse, but it also thrusteth its head heavily into the heavy earth: thus is it with the man who cannot yet fly.

    Thus Spake Zarathustra

  • And some child unorphaned thrusteth him from the feast with blows and taunting words, 'Out with thee! no father of thine is at our board.'

    The Iliad

  • He seeth that he openeth his jaws wide to avenge himself, and thrusteth his sword the straightest he may into his gullet, and the lion giveth out a roar and falleth dead.

    The High History of the Holy Graal

  • Lancelot smiteth him such a sweep amidst the breast, that he thrusteth his spear right through his shoulder, and pinneth him so strongly that the shaft is all to-brast, and the end thereof remaineth in his body.

    The High History of the Holy Graal

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