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To thrust out


  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • To thrust out to drive out or away; to expel.
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In literature:

Some forced their hands through the openings to seize the bamboo spears as we thrust them out at our enemies.
"In the Eastern Seas" by W.H.G. Kingston
One of them then thrust a paper out to her, but she drew back her hand as if it had been a hot iron.
"Peter Trawl" by W. H. G. Kingston
I held out the cap to her, and she thrust her hand into it.
"Peter Simple" by Frederick Marryat
He seemed to thrust his hand in, and draw something out.
"Fred Fenton on the Crew" by Allen Chapman
The master useth often to thrust out his hand to Lions; they kisse it.
"The Best of the World's Classics, Restricted to prose. Volume II (of X) - Rome" by Various
He drew out the knife, however, to make another desperate thrust.
"Twice Bought" by R.M. Ballantyne
Dick found that the turkey-cock was quite blind, the eagle having thrust out both its eyes, so, in mercy, he put an end to its sufferings.
"The Dog Crusoe and his Master" by R.M. Ballantyne
Bending suddenly so low as to be quite under his opponent's desperate thrust, he struck out his right leg firmly.
"The Giant of the North" by R.M. Ballantyne
I was going to thrust it all behind me, blot it clean out of my memory, begin my life anew.
"The Trail of '98" by Robert W. Service
Foyle only stayed long enough to thrust a few papers into the safe, and then followed her out.
"The Grell Mystery" by Frank Froest
And, wonderful to say, she forgot to thrust out her pointed chin in the fashion so entirely adorable.
"Blazed Trail Stories" by Stewart Edward White
Within a few moments the missing rifle was thrust out to her.
"Bloom of Cactus" by Robert Ames Bennet
They will to thrust Arthur, whom they call base-born, out of his life.
"King Arthur's Knights" by Henry Gilbert
Yates was not a man to be rudely thrust out of office.
"A Political History of the State of New York, Volumes 1-3" by DeAlva Stanwood Alexander
Thrusting the mysterious key out of sight, I sat down to breakfast with what appetite I could muster.
"At the Point of the Sword" by Herbert Hayens
Then back they scurried to the shelter of the outbuildings, a single one falling by my musket, which I thrust quickly out and fired.
"The Cryptogram" by William Murray Graydon
Barber's underlip was thrust out as he came back to her.
"The Rich Little Poor Boy" by Eleanor Gates
It is as wrong to keep a guest who is in a hurry to go as it is to thrust a stranger out when he wants to stay.
"Odysseus, the Hero of Ithaca" by Homer
He thrust his hands into his pockets and gazed moodily out to sea.
"Lucy Maud Montgomery Short Stories, 1909 to 1922" by Lucy Maud Montgomery
He took out his revolver, spun the cylinder and thrust it under his waistcoat, the butt ready to his hand.
"The Green Rust" by Edgar Wallace

In poetry:

Unasked He fashions us out of clay,
A little water, a little dust,
And then in our holes He thrusts us away,
With never a word, to rot and rust.
"Life" by Madison Julius Cawein
Are there no briers across Thy pathway thrust?
Are there no thorns that compass it about?
Nor any stones that Thou wilt deign to trust
My hands to gather out?
"Honours -- Part II." by Jean Ingelow
But the ride was a ride of death and of blood;
With our thrusts we forced them to sever;
But of two whole regiments, lusty and good,
Out of two men, one rose never.
"The Trumpet Of Gravelotte" by Hermann Ferdinand Freiligrath
In revolutionary France,
(During that bloody scene,)
Whose head cut off and heart torn out.
With brutal rage were shown about,
First to the multitude throughout,
Then thrust before the queen ?
"Enigma XIX." by Elizabeth Hitchener
Here the huge Earl cried out upon her talk,
As all but empty heart and weariness
And sickly nothing; suddenly seized on her,
And bare her by main violence to the board,
And thrust the dish before her, crying, 'Eat.'
"Geraint And Enid" by Alfred Lord Tennyson

In news:

When he takes the stage to conduct, he walks out rapidly, slightly hunched, his head thrust forward, as if moving through a gantlet and trying to protect himself from the needling arrows of thousands of watching eyes.
The belief is that people tuned in to Sky Blue Radio are carrying out their hobby, and so do not need or want to have 'real life' thrust on them during that time.
) Yet the president, who has said extending tax cuts for the wealthy will harm the nation, never figured out how to lead such an obvious thrust.

In science:

An observable similar to the thrust minor (in that it measures out-of-plane momentum), but defined in a manner analogous to the spherocity is the acoplanarity, which minimises a (squared) pro jection perpendicular to a plane.
Event shapes in e+e- annihilation and deep inelastic scattering
Hence, the main thrust of the Key Pro ject is the calibration of secondary distance indicators which then operate out to distances significantly greater than can be measured with Cepheids alone.
The Hubble Space Telescope Key Project to Measure the Hubble Constant
Since the predictions for the jet broadening observables turned out to be erroneous, the results for the fits to Thrust and C-Parameter only are given in table 4.
The Strong Coupling: Measurements and Running