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spurs

verb
present tense third-person singular of spur

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(Entry 1 of 2)

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

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spurs

noun
plural of spur

Synonyms & Antonyms of spurs (Entry 2 of 2)

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.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/spurs. Accessed 27 Sep. 2021.

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