Thrust verb – To apply force to (someone or something) so that it moves in front of one. Press is a synonym for thrust in action topic. You can use "Press" instead the word "Thrust" as a verb or a noun, if it concerns topics such as impose, send, bear, push hard. Nearby Word: thrusting
You should make the spring-tempered blade flex in the direction of your palm as you press the point against the target, which shows that in a real fight with a sharp, stiff rapier, that force would effectively thrust your point several inches into your opponent's body.