thrust away from

thrust someone or something away from someone or something

to push or throw someone or something away from someone or something. The guards thrust the spectators away from the path the rock star was taking. They thrust away the spectators from the star.
See also: away, thrust
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It is a meditation, a gentle thrust away from a familiar dark tug.
The focus, refreshingly, is on the specificity of individual texts, with little reference back to the experience of their authors and few grandiose theoretical conclusions, although one can detect a general evolutionary thrust away from the focus of antiquity on the acceptance of trials towards a conquest of liberty more in tune with Enlightenment ideals.