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to thrust against or into

an act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention

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a sharp hand gesture (resembling a blow)

a quick short straight punch

the act of touching someone suddenly with your finger or elbow

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poke or thrust abruptly

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strike or punch with quick and short blows

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stab or pierce

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Everybody in these at-risk groups, as well as those living in long-stay care facilities, and people who receive a carer's allowance are eligible for a free NHS flu jab.
In the Colorado market, Jabs is known for his television commercials, which in earlier years featured exotic animals crawling on furniture.
Dr Paula Grey, Liverpool's director of public health, said: "It's good that there is a high take-up for the first vaccination, but it is very important that people ensure that they do not miss out on the second jab as this provides full protection.
In North Tyneside, 96%of children aged two to 15 received their first MMR jab and 86% went back for the second.
Even if you are feeling healthy and you are in these groups you should have your flu jab from the GP.
But children aged between six months and nine years, those people who are severely immuno-compromised, and those receiving the Celvapan jab will need two doses, three weeks apart.
A young girl receives one of the new cervical cancer jabs
He said: "It's really important that people check with their local GP whether they qualify for a flu jab.
The disclosure shocked medics who claim Health Secretary Alan Milburn has a hidden agenda to stop the supply of the single jabs.
Jake Jabs isn't exactly tight-lipped about his secret to success.
TWO graphic case histories illustrate the suspected link between polio jabs and cancer:
Jabs of the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine in Baltimore chaired the study, which involved investigators at 12 medical centers across the country.
Q If there is no history of bronchitis or asthma, and sensible precautions are taken isn't it better for the body to fight flu with its own defences for as long as possible rather than start the jabs ?