Pushing

  • (adj): Marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative.
    Example: "A pushing youth intent on getting on in the world"
    Synonyms: aggressive, enterprising, pushful, pushy
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on pushing:

Carrera Autopodistica - Rules
... Four pushing men ("spingitori") and a pilot driving the car take part in both competitions ... The pushing men take turns in pushing the car and the car becomes the witness of this very original relay race ... The competition rules allow only one pushing man at a time and on downhill roads ("la bassa"), where the car runs faster than its pusher, the pusher gets in the car behind the ...
Biloxi Language - Grammar - Morphology - Derivation - Instrumental Prefixes
... he kicked it' naksedi 'he broke (a stick) with his foot' pa- 'by pushing' paya 'she was plowing' pawehi 'he knocked them' pu2 'pushing or punching' pucpi 'he ...
Luxor: Quest For The Afterlife - Gameplay Modes - Adventure - Battle Mode
... The player has to make matches to spawn green pushing scarabs that will help in pushing the treasure to his side (green tent) ... will also attempt to make matches to spawn red pushing scarabs that will help in pushing the treasure to his side (red pyramid) ... When there are more pushing scarabs, the pushing power increases ...
Pushing On A String
... Pushing on a string is a figure of speech for influence that is more effective in moving things in one direction than another – you can pull, but not push ... on the string, but you can't move it away from you by pushing on the string ...
Spooning (croquet) - Pushing
... In one sense, it is simply pushing the ball with the mallet instead of tapping ... In modern Association Croquet, pushing the ball would generally constitute a fault under rule 28.a.4, which makes it a fault if the striker "moves the striker's ball ...

More definitions of "pushing":

  • (noun): The act of applying force in order to move something away.
    Example: "The pushing is good exercise"
    Synonyms: push

Famous quotes containing the word pushing:

    Their beauty has thickened.
    Something is pushing them
    To the side of their own lives.
    Philip Larkin (1922–1986)

    If you think of learning as a path, you can picture yourself walking beside her rather than either pushing or dragging or carrying her along.
    Polly Berrien Berends (20th century)

    It’s like pushing marbles through a sieve. It means the sieve will never be the same again.
    —Before the 1972 Democratic Convention in Miami. As quoted in Crazy Salad, ch. 6, by Nora Ephron (1972)