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 Meanings and Examples of PUSHED
Definition Example Sentence Classic Sentence
pushed
 n.  enterprising or ambitious drive
 v.  exert oneself continuously, vigorously, or obtrusively to gain an end or engage in a crusade for a certain cause or person; be an advocate for
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  "It must have been pushed off, then," he rejoined in the same tone.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In II
2  She had already pushed her plate aside, and was measuring out a draught from a large bottle at her elbow.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In III
3  Ethan set about unloading the logs and when he had finished his job he pushed open the glazed door of the shed which the builder used as his office.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IV
4  When he returned to the kitchen Mattie had pushed up his chair to the stove and seated herself near the lamp with a bit of sewing.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In V
5  She uncovered the pie and pushed it over to him.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VII
6  He drew the lantern nearer and eagerly scanned the fares; then the paper fell from his hand and he pushed aside his unfinished letter.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In VIII
7  Zeena, after feeding the cat, had returned to her rocking-chair by the stove, and Jotham Powell, who always lingered last, reluctantly pushed back his chair and moved toward the door.
Ethan Frome By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In IX
8  It was pushed out now, and Scarlett knew that Mammy was seething over something of which she did not approve.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
9  Toby, who had handled Gerald's horses for twenty years, pushed out his lips in mute indignation at being told how to conduct his own business.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
10  Mammy followed at a few paces, the leather bag in her hand, her underlip pushed out and her brow lowering.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IV
11  Her breasts, pushed high by her stays, were very nice breasts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
12  She pushed open the door, listened and heard Mammy's heavy tread in the downstairs hall.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
13  But during the years before Gerald married Ellen, the tiny settlement, twenty-five miles north of Tara, slowly grew into a village and the tracks slowly pushed northward.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER VIII
14  Aunt Pitty was heaving and sighing on her shoulder and, with small ceremony, Scarlett pushed her over into a corner of the carriage and continued her reading.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
15  After one swallow she pushed her cup away.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
Example Sentence: (149 in 10 pages)
16  The car was set alight and pushed over a hill.
17  He pushed his chair back and stood up.
18  She pushed the cup towards me.
19  The new coach pushed defense, the stuff of playoff contenders.
20  A throng of shoppers pushed against one another to the display tables of the department store.
21  When tomorrow turns in today, yesterday, and someday that no more important in your memory, we suddenly realize that we are pushed forward by time.
22  She pushed aside her anger, forcing herself to focus on her work.
23  The former chairman was a key player in the deals that pushed the bank to the top.
24  The crowd pushed forward to see the Queen.
25  He pushed the barrel of the gun into the other man's open mouth.
26  The poor kid has been pushed from pillar to post.
27  We carefully pushed our way through the low brambles.
28  Higher raw material costs have pushed up the price of many manufactured goods.
29  It didn't move, so she pushed harder.
30  Missing are neighborhood and business associations: two groups that pushed hard during the former administration for a crackdown on nuisance crimes.