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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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To encourage strongly to do something. Also: A sudden feeling that makes one want to do something.

Usage examples (37)
  • True art is characterized by an irresistible urge in the creative artist.
  • Why this urge to travel?
  • I won't, because I can no longer abide physicians, but the urge is there.
  • Most of the time the urge is to be alone in a room, so that is why I write. for more
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