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An act of pushing

push

noun

a movement in which you push someone or something using part of your body, especially your hands

shove

noun

a strong push

poke

noun

a quick push with your finger or a pointed object

nudge

noun

a little push that you give to someone or something with a part of your body, especially your elbow

prod

noun

a quick push with your finger, or with an object that has a long thin end

jab

noun

a hard straight push with your finger, your elbow, or a narrow object

stab

noun

an act of stabbing

prodding

noun

thrust

noun

a quick hard push

push-start

noun

kabaddi

a game in which two teams of seven players take turns to chase and try to touch players on the opposing team

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