What is Thrust ?
Thrust is (noun) 1. a force which pushes someone or something The thrust of the engines pushed him back in his seat. 2. the act of pushing something He was killed with a thrust of his opponent’s sword. (verb) 1. to push something somewhere suddenly and hard He thrust the newspaper into his pocket. She thrust the documents into her briefcase. 2. to thrust yourself on someone to force someone to accept you as a guest or companion (formal.)
source: Easier English, Student Dictionary Upper Intermediate Level