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thrust1 past tense and past participle thrust
1 [transitive always + adverb/preposition]
to push something somewhere roughly:
She thrust a letter into my hand.
He thrust me roughly towards the door.
to make a sudden movement forward with a sword or knife
He skipped aside as his opponent thrust at him.
thrust something ↔ asidephrasal verb
Our complaints were thrust aside and ignored.
thrust something upon/on somebodyphrasal verb
She never enjoyed the fame that was thrust upon her.
He had marriage thrust upon him.