thrust aside


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thrust someone or something aside

to push someone or something out of the way or to one side. Walter thrust Fred aside and dashed by him into the room. He thrust aside Fred and came into the room.
See also: aside, thrust

thrust aside

v.
1. To displace someone or something forcefully: The board of directors thrust the president of the company aside. The officer thrust aside the security guard.
2. To reject or refuse someone or something: My teacher thrust aside the request for an extension. The jury thrust the defendant's pleas for mercy aside.
See also: aside, thrust
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And thrust aside Jerry was, by a rough and naked foot, as harsh and unfeeling in its impact as an inanimate breaking sea on a beach-jut of insensate rock.
In the circumstances, the only way out is for all Muslims to thrust aside their immaterial differences and bring into play their strategic energy resources against the common enemy-
The leaks exposed the extent to which personal privacy is increasingly being thrust aside for the sake of 'national security'.
Let's invade the mighty To London march and then Thrust aside those iron gates And march on Number 10.
Al Ahmar thrust aside the presidential decree and refused to leave office.
It should not simply be thrust aside as another casualty - along with local theaters, the Lottery and furthering addictions - in the headlong rush to embrace the supposed windfall of casino gaming.
Such concerns can't be thrust aside, as the development of this vaccine started some years ago, albeit unsuccessfully.
In Martha, the tendency toward open receptivity, toward inner stillness and listening, has been thrust aside.
In the current climate, shareholders have been thrust aside with dividends having become insignificant or non-existent in favor of banking and corporate executives, who receive millions in cash bonuses or stock options.
The sooner the law is changed the better, so the feelings of local people and their representatives can be properly vented, assessed and dealt with rather than thrust aside and ignored.
The revelation by the American press that the Bush administration's strategic transformation covers "a readiness to reach a settlement with Syria" is no surprise, except for those who thrust aside the principle of the rule of interests in drafting state policies.
It has thrust aside indigenous religious, ethical, and social structures and filled the resulting vacuum with its technocratic mind-set.
The authors also take note of the role of the Eight in the case, which thrust aside the jurisdiction of the foreign judge, the Podesta.
Namely, money is always the only criteria in the modern game, with principles thrust aside.
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