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thrusting Sentence Examples

  • "I'm so psyched!" she rambled, thrusting a suitcase on the bed.

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  • He brought his own knife, though I had two, and we used to scour them by thrusting them into the earth.

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  • Count Ilya, again thrusting his way through the crowd, went out of the drawing room and reappeared a minute later with another committeeman, carrying a large silver salver which he presented to Prince Bagration.

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  • The help of the engraver had early been called in; and tens of thousands of children looked with terror and delight on execrable copperplates, which represented Christian thrusting his sword into Apollyon, or writhing in the grasp of Giant Despair.

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  • Long and severe religious fasts were customary at special seasons, and drawing blood from the arms, legs and body, by thrusting in aloe-thorns, and passing sharp sticks through the tongue, was an habitual act of devotion recalling the similar practices of devotees in India.

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  • "To see the Governor by his excellency's order," answered Alpatych, lifting his head and proudly thrusting his hand into the bosom of his coat as he always did when he mentioned the prince....

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  • As soon as Rostov, followed by Ilyin, Lavrushka, and Alpatych, came up to the crowd, Karp, thrusting his fingers into his belt and smiling a little, walked to the front.

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  • What is this? shouted the regimental commander, thrusting forward his jaw and pointing at a soldier in the ranks of the third company in a greatcoat of bluish cloth, which contrasted with the others.

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  • The boy, thrusting his cold hands into his pockets and lifting his eyebrows, looked at Denisov in affright, but in spite of an evident desire to say all he knew gave confused answers, merely assenting to everything Denisov asked him.

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  • "No good... no good..." said the prince rapidly, and thrusting his feet into his slippers and his arms into the sleeves of his dressing gown, he went to the couch on which he slept.

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  • If the bedding be traced, either in the slates or in the other rocks which accompany them, flexures will be frequently observed (the folding often being of an isoclinal type), while reversed faulting, or thrusting, is usually also conspicuous.

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  • Thrusting aside all the multitudinous deities of Egypt and all the mythology even of Heliopolis, he devoted himself to the cult of the visible sun-disk, applying to it as its chief name the hitherto rare word Aton, meaning sun; the traditional divine name Harakht (Horus of the horizon), given to the hawk-headed sun-god of Heliopolis, was however allowed to subsist and a temple was built at Karnak to this god.

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  • The swords are leaf-shaped, with blunt points intended for cutting, not for thrusting; the hilts differ essentially from those of the Bronze Age, being shaped like a crescent to grasp the blade, with large pommels, or sometimes with antennae (the latter found also in Bavaria, Wurttemberg, Baden, Switzerland, the Pyrenees, Spain, north Italy): only six arrowheads (bronze) were found.

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  • It was about this period that Israel had conquered Moab, thrusting it farther south towards Edom, and the subsequent success of Moab in throwing off the yoke, and the unsuccessful attempt of Jehoram of Israel to regain the position, may show that Edom was also in alliance with Moab.'

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  • foreland basin settings is post-depositional folding and thrusting.

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  • If Devine is the dignified Mafia godfather, Williams is the thrusting young Al Pacino, all furious self-righteousness.

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  • He stopped and looked at her, thrusting his hand in his pockets and making a mocking smile curl his lips.

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  • They have pushed through the lumpy earth and stand unmoved by the thrusting wind, the bites of cold air.

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  • The movements of the pollen-masses may readily be seen with the naked eye by thrusting the point of a needle into the base of the anther, when the disks adhere to the needle as they would do to the antenna of an insect, and may be withdrawn.

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  • The press used his arrest as a catalyst for thrusting him out of the homosexual closet and into the limelight.

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  • By thrusting it towards the net, your player takes a shot.

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  • One theory of the cause of lisping is the result of tongue thrusting, a physiological behavior that causes the tongue to flatten and thrust forward during swallowing and speaking.

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  • It is suggested that thumb sucking, overuse of pacifiers, bottle feeding, and recurrent upper respiratory illnesses cause tongue thrusting.

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  • Parents can reduce the risk of a lisp developing because of tongue thrusting by restricting pacifier use or choosing to breastfeed their babies.

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  • So instead of achieving good forward thrust, the swimmer is continually thrusting partially upward, rather than fully forward.

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  • Avoid thrusting your behind into the air.

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  • The program has significantly boosted the band's profile, thrusting them into the mainstream.

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  • With so many questions popping into his brain that remain unanswered, and a new brand new kind of enemy at his school, Harry's frustration and anger become volatile substance, thrusting him over the threshold of trouble's door.

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  • Hansky believes these motions may be the consequences of matter rising from below and thrusting the surface groups aside.

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  • Every man, as Wycliffe taughtusing the feudal analogies of contemporary societyis Gods tenant-inchief, directly responsible for his acts to his overlord; the pope is always thrusting himself in between, like a mesne-tenant, and destroying the touch between God and man by his interference.

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