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outthrust

Syllabification: out·thrust
Pronunciation: /ˈoutTHrəst
 
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Definition of outthrust in English:

adjective

Extended outward: with his outthrust foot he sent the man keeling over
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  • Beyond, looming into the blackness, reared a dark, heavily forested peninsula, like a giant's outthrust shoulder deflecting the sea's fury.
  • Another agent was sprawled limply by the auditorium door, and Bill, his lantern jaw outthrust, was grimly holding off the three attackers with his revolver.

noun

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A thing that projects or is extended outward: root hairs are outthrusts from the root surface

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