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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Marked by aggressive ambition and energy and initiative.

Usage examples (33)
  • Having discovered his niche, the pushful Smith soon had his fingers in several other pies.
  • Of a surety not in the pushful set of jobbers and tricksters he was condemned to live amongst.
  • He was invaded by a set of soft, pushful feelings and wishes, such as he had not dreamed were in him.
  • Herbert, a young officer in the ant A.S.C. When we first knew Herbert (or "'Erb" as he was known in those days), he was an impudent and pushful private. for more
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