Synonyms and Antonyms of egg on
to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action though exhausted, I was egged on by spectators to finish the marathon Synonyms urge (on), encourage, exhort, goad, nudge, press, prod, promptRelated Words drive, propel, spur, stimulate; hurry, hustle, push, rush; adjure, beseech, implore, importune; blandish, cajole, coax, soft-soap, wheedle; high-pressure, nag, needle, pressure; foment, incite, instigate, provoke, stir (up)Near Antonyms deter, discourage, dissuade; brake, check, constrain, curb, hold back, inhibit, restrain
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