thrust aside

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thrust aside

1. To toss or push someone or something forcefully to one side. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "aside." He threw aside the paper in disgust when he read the news. Sarah tried to block Tom's path, but he threw her aside.
2. To refuse, reject, or disregard something. A noun or pronoun can be used between "throw" and "aside." She thrust aside the defendant's application for bail. The CEO continues to thrust consumers' concerns aside regarding the company's latest product.
See also: aside, thrust
Farlex Dictionary of Idioms. © 2015 Farlex, Inc, all rights reserved.

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
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of American Idioms and Phrasal Verbs. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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
The American Heritage® Dictionary of Phrasal Verbs. Copyright © 2005 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
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References in classic literature ?
But the heart of Zinita was hungry for vengeance, vengeance swift and terrible, on the Lily, who lay in her place, and on her husband, who had thrust her aside for the Lily's sake.