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Thrust
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This clue has been rated as VERY COMMON
We've rated Thrust as VERY COMMON as it is a very popular clue with cruciverbalists.

16 June 2021
Last seen in: Irish Independent - Simple

We found 28 answers for the crossword clue 'Thrust', the most recent of which was seen in the Irish Independent - Simple.

This clue looks to be a standard clue as in it's a NON-CRYPTIC crossword based on the publications in which we have recently seen it.

We have given Thrust a popularity rating of 'Very Common' because it has featured in a numerous crossword publications and has multiple answers.

As well as being a clue we've also seen Thrust as an answer itself some 115 times.

Thrust is a single word clue made up of 6 letters.

We most recently saw this clue in 'Irish Independent - Simple' on Tuesday, 22 June 2021 with the answer being LUNGE, we also found LUNGE to be the most popular answer for this clue.

We've seen this clue in the following publications:

Definitions and usage

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  • The act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"
  • A sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow); "he warned me with a jab with his finger"; "he made a thrusting motion with his fist"
  • A strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"
  • Verbal criticism; "he enlivened his editorials with barbed thrusts at politicians"
  • The force used in pushing; "the push of the water on the walls of the tank"; "the thrust of the jet engines"
  • Place or put with great energy; "She threw the blanket around the child"; "thrust the money in the hands of the beggar"
  • Push upward; "The front of the trains that had collided head-on thrust up into the air"
  • Push forcefully; "He thrust his chin forward"
  • Penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument
  • Make a thrusting forward movement
  • Press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
  • Impose urgently, importunately, or inexorably; "She forced her diet fads on him"
  • Force (molten rock) into pre-existing rock

Anagrams

We found 1 anagrams for the word 'Thrust'.

  • struth

Crossword Answers

3 Letters

JAB
A quick short straight punch

RAM
Strike or drive against with a heavy impact; "ram the gate with a sledgehammer"; "pound on the door"

4 Letters

GIST
The central meaning or theme of a speech or literary work

HURL
A violent throw

POKE
(boxing) a blow with the fist; "I gave him a clout on his nose"

PUSH
An effort to advance; "the army made a push toward the sea"

STAB
Informal words for any attempt or effort; "he gave it his best shot"; "he took a stab at forecasting"

5 Letters

DRIVE
The act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

FORCE
An act of aggression (as one against a person who resists); "he may accomplish by craft in the long run what he cannot do by force and violence in the short one"

LUNGE
The act of moving forward suddenly

SHOVE
The act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something); "he gave the door a shove"

STUFF
Miscellaneous unspecified objects; "the trunk was full of stuff"

SURGE
Rise rapidly; "the dollar soared against the yen"

TENOR
A settled or prevailing or habitual course of a person's life; "nothing disturbed the even tenor of her ways"

THROW
The act of throwing (propelling something with a rapid movement of the arm and wrist); "the catcher made a good throw to second base"

6 Letters

HURTLE
Move with or as if with a rushing sound; "The cars hurtled by"

LUNGED

PIERCE
Cut or make a way through; "the knife cut through the flesh"; "The path pierced the jungle"; "Light pierced through the forest"

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

PROPEL
Cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"

PUSHUP
An arm exercise performed lying face to the floor and pushing the body up and down with the arms

7 Letters

IMPETUS
The act of applying force suddenly; "the impulse knocked him over"

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

SQUEEZE
The act of forcing yourself (or being forced) into or through a restricted space; "getting through that small opening was a tight squeeze"

9 Letters

PROJECTED
Extending out above or beyond a surface or boundary; "the jutting limb of a tree"; "massive projected buttresses"; "his protruding ribs"; "a pile of boards sticking over the end of his truck"

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

11 Letters

KNIFETHRUST
A strong blow with a knife or other sharp pointed instrument; "one strong stab to the heart killed him"

12 Letters

DRIVINGFORCE
The act of applying force to propel something; "after reaching the desired velocity the drive is cut off"

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