Definition of Spurring

1. Noun. A verbalization that encourages you to attempt something. "The ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"

Exact synonyms: Goad, Goading, Prod, Prodding, Spur, Urging
Generic synonyms: Encouragement
Derivative terms: Goad, Goad, Goad, Goad, Goad, Prod, Prod, Spur, Spur, Urge



Definition of Spurring

1. Verb. (present participle of spur) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Spurring

1. spur [v] - See also: spur

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Spurring

spurning
spurningly
spurnings
spurns
spurnwater
spurnwaters
spurred
spurred gentian
spurrer
spurrers
spurrey
spurreys
spurrier
spurriers
spurries
spurring (current term)
spurrings
spurrite
spurrites
spurry
spurs
spurs of the moment
spurted
spurter
spurters
spurting
spurtle
spurtled
spurtles

Literary usage of Spurring

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1. The Iliad of Homer by Homer, John Graham Cordery (1871)
"... with open jaw and foaming fang, And groans indignant from his heart a groan, And lashes either side his flanks and loins, spurring himself to battle, ..."

2. Biological, Social, and Organizational Components of Success for Women in by National Academy of Sciences (U.S., National Academy of Engineering, Institute of Medicine (U.S. (2006)
"... effort and intra-organizational interventions to remove gender burdens. MOVING BEYOND THE "CHILLY CLIMATE" TO A NEW MODEL FOR spurring ORGANIZATIONAL ..."

3. The MAGAZINE of Horticulture, Botany, and All Useful Discoveries and (1864)
"GRAPE VINES ON THE CLOSE spurring SYSTEM. ... on the close spurring system, I send you a few practical details on the method to be pursued, to be successful ..."

4. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"Wells and the larger party heard the guns, and, spurring their horses, came upon the savages scalping their victims. The English at once opened fire, ..."

5. Indian Wars of New England by Herbert Milton Sylvester (1910)
"Wells and the larger party heard the guns, and, spurring their horses, came upon the savages scalping their victims. The English at once opened fire, ..."

6. ...William Lloyd Garrison by Lindsay Swift (1911)
"... bis hearers, spurring them like avenging Fate, or As Waterton' his alligator. " Hard by, as calm as summer even, Smiles the reviled and pelted Stephen, ..."

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