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nudging

verb
present participle of nudge

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1 to pass lightly across or touch gently especially in passing
  • accidentally nudged me as they squeezed past

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2 to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action
  • the car salesman nudged me into taking a test-drive, even though I had said that I was just looking

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“Nudging.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/nudging. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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