thrust n

see thrust, v.

  1. Jab; prod; rush; stab; lunge; push forward; forceful movement; act of violence; blow with a sword; drive with a pointed weapon; [fig.] attack; assault; onslaught.

thrust v

ME < ON Ă¾rusten, to thrust, press, compress, force.

  1. Toss; throw; cast; hurl; [fig.] assign as work; designate as duty.