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prodded

verb
past tense of prod

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1 to urge or push forward with or as if with a pointed object
  • kept prodding the sheep with a staff to move along faster

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2 to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action
  • a public outcry eventually prodded the politicians into action

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“Prodded.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/prodded. Accessed 19 Jan. 2022.

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