/ (ˈθrʌstɪŋ) /

  1. ambitious and having great drive: a thrusting young executive

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How to use thrusting in a sentence

  • She was thrusting herself upon Lord Hartledon, knowing that in his true heart it was another that he loved, not her.

    Elster's Folly | Mrs. Henry Wood
  • Almost thrusting mademoiselle aside, Garnache stood out to face him, the flush of hot anger showing through the dye on his cheeks.

    St. Martin's Summer | Rafael Sabatini
  • It would be like chopping off our hands just to see the blood run, or thrusting them into the fire just to feel the pain.

  • From thence he commanded the sacrilegious wretch to be thrown down into the ashes, all men thrusting him forward unto death.