Synonyms of thrust in English:



  • 2 he felt that fame had been thrust upon him
    impose, force, foist, push, unload, inflict, obtrude, press, urge; (thrust something on someone) saddle someone with, land someone with, burden someone with, lumber someone with


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  • 3 he countered this verbal attack with some choice thrusts of his own
    barbed remark, verbal attack/assault, barb, hostile remark, insult; criticism, censure, vitriol

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