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But with the outbreak of hostilities in mid-2011, all festivities were thrust into the deep freeze.In One Corner of Syria, Christmas Spirit Somehow Manages to Survive|Peter Schwartzstein|December 25, 2014|DAILY BEAST
These are reactive, not proactive, stances, and they do little to offer substantive solutions.
The central thrust of the sequence derives from historical fact.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Suddenly, a tall, curly haired white man appeared and thrust himself in the middle of the opposing forces.Honoring The Late John Doar, A Nearly Forgotten Hero Of The Civil Rights Era|Gary May|November 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Oxygen is an extremely reactive chemical, corroding metals, rusting iron, and fueling fires.Why Did It Take So Long For Complex Life To Evolve On Earth? Blame Oxygen.|Matthew R. Francis|November 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He thrust his tiny tuft of beard between his teeth—a trick he had when perplexed or thoughtful.St. Martin's Summer|Rafael Sabatini
Great was the surprise of Alf at the honour and labour thus thrust upon him, but he did not shrink from it.The Giant of the North|R.M. Ballantyne
He thrust the Cardinal's mantle into it, and stood over the smouldering cloth, till the whole was consumed to ashes.The Pastor's Fire-side Vol. 3 of 4|Jane Porter
I only saw the glitter of a bayonet which a Mexican thrust into his shoulder, at the very moment he was helping me up.
I turned round, thrust my purse into the lap of the nearest, and with a light heart led the lady back to the hotel.