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  • 3 Urge — means a strong desire. Urge may also refer to:*Sucking urge, an infant s instinctive urge to breastfeed * urge, drive forward, to make move faster * Nissan Urge, a concept car announced by Nissan that will be integrated with the Xbox video game… …

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  • 4 Urge — Urge, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Urged}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Urging}.] [L. urgere; akin to E. wreak. See {Wreak}, v. t.] [1913 Webster] 1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward. [1913 Webster] Through the thick deserts headlong urged his… …

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  • 5 urge — vb Urge, egg, exhort, goad, spur, prod, prick, sic mean to press or impel to action, effort, or speed. Urge implies the exertion of influence or pressure either from something or someone external or from something within (as the conscience or the …

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  • 6 urge — [ʉrj] vt. urged, urging [L urgere, to press hard: see WREAK] 1. a) to press upon the attention; present or speak of earnestly and repeatedly; plead, allege, or advocate strongly [to urge caution] b) to entreat or plead with; ask, persuade, or… …

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  • 7 Urge — Urge, v. i. 1. To press onward or forward. [R.] [1913 Webster] 2. To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 8 -urge — urge, urgie ♦ Éléments, du gr. ourgos et ourgia; rad. ergo « je fais », ergon « œuvre, art » : chirurgie; démiurge, dramaturge, liturgie, etc. urge, urgie ❖ ♦ Élément du grec ourgos, et ourgia; rad. ergo « je fais », ergon « œuvre, art » (ex.  …

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  • 9 urge — [n] very strong desire appetite, appetition, compulsion, craving, drive, druthers, fancy, fire in belly*, goad, impetus, impulse, incentive, itch*, longing, lust, motive, passion, pressure, stimulant, stimulus, sweet tooth*, weakness, wish,… …

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  • 10 urge — I verb activate, adjure, advance, advise, advocate, appeal to, beg, beseech, coax, drive, encourage, entreat, evoke, exhort, expostulate, goad, hurry, impel, impellere, implore, importune, incitare, incite, insist, instigate, invite, motivate,… …

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  • 11 urge on — index agitate (activate), expedite, hasten, spirit Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

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  • 12 urge — ► VERB 1) encourage or entreat earnestly to do something. 2) strongly recommend. ► NOUN ▪ a strong desire or impulse. ORIGIN Latin urgere press, drive …

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  • 13 urge — I UK [ɜː(r)dʒ] / US [ɜrdʒ] verb [transitive] Word forms urge : present tense I/you/we/they urge he/she/it urges present participle urging past tense urged past participle urged ** 1) a) to advise someone very strongly about what action or… …

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  • 14 urge on — verb 1. spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers • Syn: ↑cheer, ↑root on, ↑inspire, ↑urge, ↑barrack, ↑exhort, ↑pep up …

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  • 15 urge — {{Roman}}I.{{/Roman}} noun ADJECTIVE ▪ desperate, great, incredible, intense, irresistible, overpowering, overwhelming, powerful, strong, uncontrollable …

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  • 16 urge — I n. 1) to feel an urge 2) to satisfy an urge 3) to control; stifle an urge 4) an irrepressible, irresistible, uncontrollable; natural; sudden urge 5) an urge to + inf. (she felt an urge to respond) II v. 1) to urge forcefully, strongly 2) (H)… …

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  • 17 urge — urge1 W3 [ə:dʒ US ə:rdʒ] v [T] [Date: 1500 1600; : Latin; Origin: urgere] 1.) to strongly suggest that someone does something urge sb to do sth ▪ I got a note from Moira urging me to get in touch. urge that ▪ He urged that a referendum should be… …

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  • 18 urge — urge1 [ ɜrdʒ ] verb transitive ** 1. ) to advise someone very strongly about what action or attitude they should take: urge someone to do something: The United Nations has urged them to honor the peace treaty. urge that: We urge that systems be… …

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  • 19 urge — urgingly, adv. /errj/, v., urged, urging, n. v.t. 1. to push or force along; impel with force or vigor: to urge the cause along. 2. to drive with incitement to speed or effort: to urge dogs on with shouts. 3. to press, push, or hasten (the course …

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  • 20 urge — 01. I [urge] you to get extra help; otherwise, you will probably fail the course. 02. I have an [urge] to smoke after every meal. 03. He [urged] us to accept his offer. 04. The cowboy [urged] his horse on. 05. Benny [ …

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