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spurs

noun , plural of spur

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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
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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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spurs

verb , present tense third-person singular of spur

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to urge or push forward with or as if with a pointed object
  • gently spurred the horse with his heels
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