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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Thrust  \Thrust\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Thrust};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Thrusting}.]  [OE.  ?rusten,  ?risten,  ?resten,  Icel.  ?r?st?  to 
  thrust,  press,  force,  compel;  perhaps  akin  to  E.  threat.] 
  1.  To  push  or  drive  with  force;  to  drive,  force,  or  impel;  to 
  shove;  as  to  thrust  anything  with  the  hand  or  foot,  or 
  with  an  instrument. 
 
  Into  a  dungeon  thrust,  to  work  with  slaves. 
  --Milton. 
 
  2.  To  stab;  to  pierce;  --  usually  with  through 
 
  {To  thrust  away}  or  {from},  to  push  away  to  reject. 
 
  {To  thrust  in},  to  push  or  drive  in 
 
  {To  thrust  off},  to  push  away 
 
  {To  thrust  on},  to  impel;  to  urge. 
 
  {To  thrust  one's  self  in}  or  {into},  to  obtrude  upon  to 
  intrude,  as  into  a  room  to  enter  (a  place)  where  one  is 
  not  invited  or  not  welcome. 
 
  {To  thrust  out},  to  drive  out  or  away  to  expel. 
 
  {To  thrust  through},  to  pierce;  to  stab.  ``I  am  eight  times 
  thrust  through  the  doublet.''  --Shak. 
 
  {To  thrust  together},  to  compress. 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  From  \From\,  prep.  [AS.  fram,  from  akin  to  OS  fram  out  OHG.  & 
  Icel.  fram  forward,  Sw  fram,  Dan.  frem,  Goth.  fram  from 
  prob.  akin  to  E.  forth.  ?202.  Cf  {Fro},  {Foremost}.] 
  Out  of  the  neighborhood  of  lessening  or  losing  proximity  to 
  leaving  behind;  by  reason  of  out  of  by  aid  of  --  used 
  whenever  departure,  setting  out  commencement  of  action 
  being  state,  occurrence,  etc.,  or  procedure,  emanation, 
  absence,  separation,  etc.,  are  to  be  expressed.  It  is 
  construed  with  and  indicates,  the  point  of  space  or  time  at 
  which  the  action  state,  etc.,  are  regarded  as  setting  out  or 
  beginning;  also  less  frequently,  the  source,  the  cause  the 
  occasion,  out  of  which  anything  proceeds;  --  the  aritithesis 
  and  correlative  of  to  as  it  is  one  hundred  miles  from 
  Boston  to  Springfield;  he  took  his  sword  from  his  side  light 
  proceeds  from  the  sun;  separate  the  coarse  wool  from  the 
  fine;  men  have  all  sprung  from  Adam,  and  often  go  from  good 
  to  bad  and  from  bad  to  worse;  the  merit  of  an  action  depends 
  on  the  principle  from  which  it  proceeds;  men  judge  of  facts 
  from  personal  knowledge,  or  from  testimony. 
 
  Experience  from  the  time  past  to  the  time  present. 
  --Bacon. 
 
  The  song  began  from  Jove.  --Drpden. 
 
  From  high  M[ae]onia's  rocky  shores  I  came  --Addison. 
 
  If  the  wind  blow  any  way  from  shore.  --Shak. 
 
  Note:  From  sometimes  denotes  away  from  remote  from 
  inconsistent  with  ``Anything  so  overdone  is  from  the 
  purpose  of  playing.''  --Shak.  From  when  joined  with 
  another  preposition  or  an  adverb,  gives  an  opportunity 
  for  abbreviating  the  sentence.  ``There  followed  him 
  great  multitudes  of  people  .  .  .  from  [the  land]  beyond 
  Jordan.''  --Math.  iv  25.  In  certain  constructions,  as 
  from  forth,  from  out  etc.,  the  ordinary  and  more 
  obvious  arrangment  is  inverted,  the  sense  being  more 
  distinctly  forth  from  out  from  --  from  being  virtually 
  the  governing  preposition,  and  the  word  the  adverb.  See 
  {From  off},  under  {Off},  adv.,  and  {From  afar},  under 
  {Afar},  adv 
 
  Sudden  partings  such  as  press  The  life  from  out 
  young  hearts.  --Byron. 
 
  From  V.E.R.A.  --  Virtual  Entity  of  Relevant  Acronyms  13  March  2001  [vera]: 
 
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