1The motion of pushing or lunging suddenly or violently.
- 1.1Geology The pushing upward of the earth's crust.
aggressive, ambitious, assertive, pushy, pushing, insistent, forceful, forward, energetic, determined, driven, obtrusive, bold, brashView synonyms
- ‘thrusting entrepreneurs’
2(of an object or part of the body) projecting in a conspicuous way.
- ‘a thrusting jaw’
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