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urge

verb

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to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action
  • the public service announcement urges pet owners to spay or neuter their pets

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urge

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The first known use of urge was circa 1555

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“Urge.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/urge. Accessed 18 Oct. 2021.

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