shoving


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shove

 (shŭv)
v. shoved, shov·ing, shoves
v.tr.
1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly: shoved the chair against the wall. See Synonyms at push.
2. To put (something) roughly in a place: shoved the keys into his pocket.
v.intr.
1. To push someone or something with force.
2. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone: shoved past the security guard into his seat.
n.
The act of shoving; a push.
Phrasal Verb:
shove off
1. To push (a boat) away from shore in leaving.
2. Informal To leave.

[Middle English shoven, from Old English scūfan.]

shov′er n.

shoving

(ˈʃʌvɪŋ)
n
the act of pushing hard
References in classic literature ?
"Then I'll break his neck," Scott retorted, continuing his shoving and wedging with the revolver muzzle.
SAN FRANCISCO Prosecutors will decide whether to charge Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri with misdemeanor battery after he was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face while trying to join his team on the court to celebrate their first NBA championship.
A California police agency will pursue a misdemeanor battery charge against Toronto Raptors President Masai Ujiri after the executive was accused of shoving and hitting a sheriff's deputy in the face and shouting obscenities as he tried to join his team on the court to celebrate their NBA championship.
Warriors co-owner banned for 1 year, fined for Lowry shove !-- -- Luisa Morales (Philstar.com) - June 7, 2019 - 9:02am MANILA, Philippines Golden Warriors part-owner Mark Stevens has been banned from attending NBA games for a year after shoving Toronto Raptors player Kyle Lowry in Game Threeof the NBA Finals at the Oracle Arena in Oakland, California Wednesday (Thursday Manila time).
"Is it not time parents looked after their kids instead of shoving a device in their hands?" But Kerry Alexander said: "Lots of school kids now use iPads/tablets in school for work and need to use it for their homework.
There was shoving, pushing, yelling and even some property damage at the pre-booking event.
Boston Celtics guard Marcus Smart has been fined $50,000 by the NBA for forcefully shoving Philadelphia's Joel Embiid to the floor.
ENGLAND forwards coach Steve Borthwick has played down the clashes that took place between England's and Georgia's players during training on Wednesday as routine 'pushing and shoving'.
ENGLAND forwards coach Steve Borthwick has played down as routine "pushing and shoving" the clashes that took place between England and Georgia players during training on Wednesday.
coach Steve Borthwick has played down as routine "pushing and shoving" the clashes between England and Georgia players in training on Wednesday.
Following their press conference Stateside last week, when Miller lit the blue touch paper by shoving AJ, the heavyweight rivals came face to face again in London.
KARAK -- A video of Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf Chairperson Imran Khan shoving past a party candidate during a party rally at Karak emerged on Saturday.