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Synonyms for egg on

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prod, incite, egg on(verb)

    urge on; cause to act

    "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

    Synonyms:
    stab, prod, dig, actuate, instigate, prompt, move, propel, motivate, stir up, jab, nudge, poke at, incite, poke, set off

Wiktionary

  1. egg on(verb)

    To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.

    Synonyms:
    provoke

  2. egg on(verb)

    Synonyms:
    provoke

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Translations for egg on

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  • anstiftenGerman
  • παρακινώGreek
  • pousserFrench
  • उकसानाHindi
  • eggjaIcelandic
  • provoceren, aanzetten totDutch
  • подбивать, подговаривать, науськивать, подстрекатьRussian

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