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up•thrust



Pronunciation: (up'thrust"), [key]
n.
1. a thrust in an upward direction.
2. a sudden and forceful upward movement, as of a nation's economy or the stock market: Market observers are hoping the upthrust can be sustained.
3. Geol.an upheaval.

v.i.
to thrust upward: Frost caused the ground to upthrust.

Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.

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