Usage examples for thrusting

  1. There was, however, one chance, and quietly thrusting my boot forward, I began to feel amidst the ivy for a possible foothold, and, to my delight, found it rest at once on a small projecting ledge that ran round the terrace. – The Chevalier d'Auriac by S. (Sidney) Levett-Yeats
  2. " Hurry- hurry- I'll take care of him," urged Craig, seizing the policeman's pistol and thrusting it into his pocket. – The Exploits of Elaine by Arthur B. Reeve
  3. He curled himself up in his chair, with his thin knees drawn up to his hawk- like nose, and there he sat with his eyes closed and his black clay pipe thrusting out like the bill of some strange bird. – The Boy Scouts Book of Stories by Various