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spur

noun

Synonyms and Antonyms of SPUR

1
something that arouses action or activity <the threat of losing its only sports franchise was the spur the city council needed to finally do something about the rising crime rate>
2
a structure that holds up or serves as a foundation for something else <a weak wall that might need a spur>

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July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
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