Usage examples for thrusting

  1. So saying, she exhibited a rent of about two feet long, thrusting through it a very pretty foot and ankle at the same time. – Charles O'Malley, The Irish Dragoon, Volume 2 (of 2) by Charles Lever
  2. I jumped off my horse, and, thrusting the buffalo grass aside, I pointed out many tracks of barefooted ponies. – An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody) by Buffalo Bill (William Frederick Cody)
  3. " Your orders are in this envelope," said the Unknown, hurriedly thrusting a paper into my hand. – Blindfolded by Earle Ashley Walcott
  4. Then he steps to the door, thrusting in his head and shoulders; glancing up, he sees two swords descending. – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  5. He thrilled at the memory of her touch on his arm, even though the touch had been a thrusting of her hands in self- defense and her eyes had been big with fright. – When Egypt Went Broke by Holman Day
  6. And when a fellow shows so plainly that he'd rather be let alone, how you can keep thrusting yourself- But Dorothy had gone. – Dawn by Eleanor H. Porter
  7. Nan hesitated, and thrusting her hand into her gown drew forth an envelope and held it out to him. – The Inside of the Cup, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  8. And the man bows his thanks, well pleased, it seems, to find that in thrusting out my fist and raising my foot I had been actuated by no desire to injure him. – With Zola in England by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  9. His chin was sunk on his chest, and the first thing Agatha noticed was the difficult, slow, forward- thrusting movement with which he lifted it. – The Flaw in the Crystal by May Sinclair
  10. " Read it, Dick," she said brokenly, thrusting the letter into his hands. – The Doctor A Tale Of The Rockies by Ralph Connor
  11. At this the savage indignantly seized him by the arm and pinched him so violently that he lost temper, and, thrusting the red brush into the native's face, hurled him to the ground. – Sunk at Sea by R.M. Ballantyne
  12. " Seems to me that I do," he said, thrusting out his lower lip. – Whispering Wires by Henry Leverage
  13. " Yes," said Sam, thrusting his hand into his bosom. – Captain Jinks, Hero by Ernest Crosby
  14. Bob again leaned forward, thrusting his head almost through the window in his anxiety to see and hear. – North, South and Over the Sea by M.E. Francis (Mrs. Francis Blundell)
  15. It was a strong blip, thrusting out from center, about halfway up the pattern. – The Golden Skull by John Blaine
  16. " Here are your papers," said Wheaton, almost thrusting his parcel into the lawyer's hands. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  17. " I don't care how I cut it," returned Eva, thrusting the woman away. – The Portion of Labor by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  18. One of the Kents of Gracedieu tried to trip me by thrusting his cane between my legs. – Salute to Adventurers by John Buchan
  19. Thrusting a bill into his hand his mistress said: Fly for your life, to Columbus and tell Col. – Idle Hour Stories by Eugenia Dunlap Potts
  20. Thrusting it deeply into the fireplace embers, I quickly kindled it; then sped up the stairs toward the battlements. – Cedric, the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall