pushing


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Synonyms for pushing

the act of applying force in order to move something away

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Hola, mon petit," said the old bowman, pushing his way through the crowd, with the huge forester at his heels.
I would not have given ten maravedi for my head when those children of the devil were pushing us against the wall.
What he saw was a huge, bull-necked German officer with one arm about the waist of Fraulein Bertha Kircher and a hand upon her forehead pushing her head back as he tried to kiss her on the mouth.
2 : to force forward, downward, or outward <The tree is pushing its roots deep in the soil.
Critics say when the train is pushing, passengers in the front cars are endangered because they are not protected by the massive engine during collisions.
Both methods of pushing can supply the needed external force to set Shaun and his board in motion.
In Pushing Ultimates: Fundamentals Of Authentic Self-Knowledge, Lew Paz draws upon many years of his personal spiritual, philosophical, and metaphysical quest to understand human nature in general, and himself in particular.
But they kept pushing forward, and I kept pushing them to do better.
The T 1500 is a track-type jacking frame used in pushing new rigid pipe through the old line, replacing it with a new, usually larger diameter pipe.
An intervention can break through denial and create a moment of clarity for the mongo-footer; it can open the door to treatment and help victims begin rebuilding their pushing technique, as well as their lives.
On inclines and ramps, using two hands, the Casbar makes pushing easier than when using standard push handles.
The PEOPLE (Pushing Early or Pushing Late with Epidural) Study Group from the Departments of Obstetrics and Gynecology at Laval University, the Faculty of Nursing, Canada studied more than 1,800 laboring primagravidas.
MIAMI BEACH -- Contrary to popular wisdom, delaying pushing during the second stage of labor does not spare the patient anal sphincter damage, Dr.
MIAMI BEACH - Contrary to popular wisdom, delaying pushing during the second stage of labor does not spare the patient anal sphincter damage, Dr.
In the walk toward Calvary, the people in the crowd are at once pushed and doing the pushing.