Signs for THRUST

Check multiple signs for different means under one word "thrust" -- polyseme, a word with multiple meanings.

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Meaning: to push (something or someone) forcibly or suddenly.

Adapt this into other signs. E.g. If the phrase is "thrust the money into his hand", then inflect the verb GIVE with a particular phrase in ASL. Use other classifier handshapes for some phrases where appropriate. E.g. thrusting rocket, jabbing sword or knife.

Meaning: the main idea, subject, or opinion that is discussed or written about.

Check the related signs for other meaning "a sharp hand gesture": JAB, POKE.

Related signs for the meaning "penetrate or cut through with a sharp instrument": PENETRATE, PERFORATE, PIERCE

Related signs for the meaning "make a thrusting forward movement": HURTLE, HURL, DART

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