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Related / Similar Words: prod, goading, prodding, urging, spur, spurring, needle, prick

 

Definition:
  • a pointed instrument used to prod into motion;
  • a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves";
  • goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks";
  • prod or urge as if with a log stick;
  • urge with or as if with a goad;
  • give heart or courage to;

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    Hyponyms: spur, gad

     

    Derivational Morphology: prick, jab, prod, stab, poke, dig, nudge, poke at, spur, urge, urge on, press, exhort, incite, egg on, needle, goading, prodding, urging, spurring

     

    Anagrams: dago

     

     
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