1. jab, jabbing, poke, poking, thrust, thrusting, gesture

usage: a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"


1. thrust, push, force

usage: push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"

2. thrust, stuff, shove, squeeze, push, force

usage: press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"

3. lunge, hurl, hurtle, thrust, move

usage: make a thrusting forward movement

4. force, thrust, compel, oblige, obligate

usage: impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"

5. pierce, thrust, penetrate, perforate

usage: penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument

6. thrust

usage: force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock

7. thrust, push up, stick out, protrude, jut out, jut, project

usage: push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"

8. throw, thrust, put, set, place, pose, position, lay

usage: place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"

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