Suddenly, a tall, curly haired white man appeared and thrust himself in the middle of the opposing forces.
James McGibney was thrust into the media spotlight after he brought down Internet bully Hunter Moore.
But the thrust of her pitch is about a government that is doing too much, or that is at least doing the wrong things.
So this group, it would seem, would spurn the GOP in November, with or without a Palin thrust.
Business owners act as if low wages are thrust upon them by circumstances they are powerless to resist.
She yelled; and the knights, laughing, took the lout, And thrust him from the gate.
He came to him and thrust his sword right through the Dragon's neck.
Mason thrust the message in his pocket, musing as he did so.
She thrust it through the paper, and began to cut round the seeming door.
It buckled, and strata—Time-sectors—were thrust up to mingle with others.
late 12c., from Old Norse þrysta "to thrust, force," from Proto-Germanic *thrustijanan, perhaps from PIE *trud- "push, press" (see threat), but OED finds this derivation doubtful. The noun is recorded from 1510s; figurative sense of "principal theme, aim, point, purpose" is recorded from 1968.