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urge

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urge

verb

Synonyms and Antonyms of urge

  1. 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 Synonyms egg (on), encourage, exhort, goad, nudge, press, prod, prompt Related Words drive, propel, spur, stimulate; hurry, hustle, push, rush; adjure, beseech, implore, importune; blandish, cajole, coax, soft-soap, wheedle; high-pressure, nag, needle, pressure; foment, incite, instigate, provoke, stir (up) Near Antonyms deter, discourage, dissuade; brake, check, constrain, curb, hold back, inhibit, restrain


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