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Princeton's WordNet

  1. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrustingnoun

    a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

    "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"

    Synonyms:
    jabbing, punch, stab, dig, drive, clout, garget, thrust, sack, driving force, carrier bag, knife thrust, slug, dawdler, lick, poke, paper bag, lagger, biff, pigeon berry, jab, drone, trailer, laggard, scoke, push, poking

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  1. List of paraphrases for "thrusting":

    overlap, overlapping

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How to use thrusting in a sentence?

  1. Raoul Vaneigem:

    We can escape the commonplace only by manipulating it, controlling it, thrusting it into our dreams or surrendering it to the free play of our subjectivity.

  2. Bill Clinton:

    I have held my peace because I thought it was important for the Congress to have a full debate without thrusting presidential politics and candidates into it, but now I think the president and his team could have the chance to drive a harder bargain.

  3. Justin Trudeau:

    I made a poor judgment call in wanting to step in on a situation that I should have just let evolve without the prime minister thrusting himself into the middle of it.

  4. Kamala Harris:

    Guaranteeing six months of paid leave will bring us closer to economic justice for workers and ensures newborn children or children who are sick can get the care they need from a parent without thrusting Paid Family and Medical into upheaval, to give all children in America the opportunities they deserve, this comprehensive children's agenda will protect their rights, ensure they have access to health care and high-quality education, and dramatically reduce child poverty.

  5. Sadie Robertson:

    This is three in a row for [ brother ] Willie's kids and we're excited about it, sadie Robertson know, it's really pretty amazing because when the show first started, I think our only trepidation about doing a show where Sadie Robertson're kind of thrusting Sadie Robertson kids and Sadie Robertson teenagers into the limelight, I think that was all of our greatest fears, and for me as my grandkids because my kids are older.

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