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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Push  \Push\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Pushed};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Pushing}.]  [OE.  possen,  pussen  F.  pousser,  fr  L.  pulsare, 
  v.  intens.  fr  pellere  pulsum  to  beat  knock,  push  See 
  {Pulse}  a  beating,  and  cf  {Pursy}.] 
  1.  To  press  against  with  force;  to  drive  or  impel  by 
  pressure;  to  endeavor  to  drive  by  steady  pressure,  without 
  striking;  --  opposed  to  {draw}. 
  Sidelong  had  pushed  a  mountain  from  his  seat. 
  2.  To  thrust  the  points  of  the  horns  against;  to  gore. 
  If  the  ox  shall  push  a  manservant  or  maidservant,  . 
  .  .  the  ox  shall  be  stoned.  --Ex.  xxi.  32. 
  3.  To  press  or  urge  forward;  to  drive;  to  push  an  objection 
  too  far  ``  To  push  his  fortune.''  --Dryden. 
  Ambition  pushes  the  soul  to  such  actions  as  are  apt 
  to  procure  honor  to  the  actor.  --Spectator. 
  We  are  pushed  for  an  answer.  --Swift. 
  4.  To  bear  hard  upon  to  perplex;  to  embarrass. 
  5.  To  importune;  to  press  with  solicitation;  to  tease. 
  {To  push  down},  to  overthrow  by  pushing  or  impulse. 

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