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  Words related to prod

Related / Similar Words: goad, goading, prodding, urging, spur, spurring, jab, stab, poke, dig, incite, egg on, nudge, poke at

 

Definition:
  • a pointed instrument used to prod into motion;
  • a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves";
  • poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs";
  • urge on; cause to act; "They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window";
  • to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant";

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    See Also: poke into, intrude into, meddle with, horn in

     

    Hyponyms: spur, gad, halloo, goad, jog, elbow

     

    Derivational Morphology: goad, prick, jab, stab, poke, dig, nudge, poke at, spur, urge, urge on, press, exhort, incite, egg on, needle, jabbing, poking, thrust, thrusting, incitement, incitation, provocation, instigator, provoker, inciter, instigant, firebrand, goading, prodding, urging, spurring, jog, nudger

     

    Anagrams: drop

     

     
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