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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Goaded or urged (verb); Having sharp projectiles (adjective)

Usage examples (33)
  • Verb (used with object) : The rider spurred his mount ruthlessly. Appreciation spurs ambition
  • Verb (used without object) : We spurred onward through the night
  • The designation spurred many insurance brokers to boost premiums for ship owners seeking coverage for a transit.
  • "To the Lord of all the Mountains," she answered, with a smile that was sweet yet very sad; and without another word spurred on her horse. for more
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