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Synonyms for urging

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring(noun)

    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

    "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"

    Synonyms:
    spur track, goading, spurring, prod, prodding, gad, importunity, urgency, goad, acantha, spine, branch line, spur

  2. urging(noun)

    the act of earnestly supporting or encouraging

    Synonyms:
    goading, spurring, prod, prodding, importunity, urgency, goad, spur

  3. importunity, urgency, urging(noun)

    insistent solicitation and entreaty

    "his importunity left me no alternative but to agree"

    Synonyms:
    goading, spurring, prod, goad, importunity, urgency, prodding, spur

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases:

    urged, urge, urges, calling, exhorting

How to pronounce urging?

Alex
Alex
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Daniel
Daniel
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Karen
Karen
Australian
Veena
Veena
Indian

How to say urging in sign language?

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How to use urging in a sentence?

  1. Ted Cruz:

    It's their so-called three-bucket solution, which is all the good stuff is in bucket three? Bucket three takes eight Democrats. Right now, Senate Democrats are opposing everything. You can't get eight Senate Democrats to agree on saying 'good morning,' i have called bucket three the 'Sucker's Bucket.' And what I have been urging the President and the administration and leader in both houses, take everything in bucket three, put it in bucket one. We have got to actually fix this problem.

  2. Donald Trump:

    There can be no dispute that Syria used banned chemical weapons, violated its obligations under the Chemical Weapons Convention and ignored the urging of the UN Security Council, years of previous attempts at changing Assad's behavior have all failed and failed very dramatically.

  3. Justin Amash:

    From the time the President was elected, I was urging them to remain independent and to be willing to push back against the President where they thought he was wrong, they've decided to stick with the President time and again, even where they disagree with him privately.

  4. Zamir Kabulov:

    We are urging the Taliban to do this and we hope that they (talks) will start as soon as possible to prevent the beginning of a new 'combat season'.

  5. Mark Schierbecker:

    I don't want anyone to assume that because the city is dealing with her criminal behavior, that this problem goes away, i am urging the University to enact reasonable protections that ensure journalists can gather news without being strong-armed.


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