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noun 
  1. (fencing) An attack made by moving the sword parallel to its length and landing with the point.
Pierre was a master swordsman, and could parry the thrusts of lesser men with barely a thought.
  1. A push, stab, or lunge forward (the act thereof.)
The cutpurse tried to knock her satchel from her hands, but she avoided his and yelled, "Thief!"
  1. The force generated by propulsion, as in a jet engine.
Spacecraft are engineering marvels, designed to resist the of liftoff, as well as the reverse pressure of the void.
  1. (figurative) The primary effort; the goal.
Ostensibly, the class was about public health in general, but the main was really sex education.
verb (inf=to thrust, thrusts, thrusting, thrust)
  1. (intransitive) To make advance with force
    1. Noun, force.
    We at the enemy with our forces.
    1. (transitive) To force
  2. Verb, force something upon someone.
I asked her not to the responsibility on me.
  1. (transitive) To push out or extend rapidly or powerfully.
He his arm into the icy stream and grabbed a wriggling fish, astounding the observers.
Etymology: From írysta.


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