Synonyms for urging


Grammar : Noun
Spell : urj
Phonetic Transcription : ɜrdʒ


Définition of urging

Origin :
  • 1610s, from urge (v.); in frequent use after c.1910.
  • noun persuading
Example sentences :
  • Mr Clayton was pushing me forward, and urging a dagger into my hand.
  • Extract from : « Blackwood's Edinburgh Magazine, No. 327 » by Various
  • We have been selfish, sister, in urging our visit at such hazard.
  • Extract from : « The Last of the Mohicans » by James Fenimore Cooper
  • He seemed to be motioning the crowd away instead of urging them on.
  • Extract from : « It Happened in Egypt » by C. N. Williamson
  • He caught a glimpse of a man who was urging on the riflemen and who seemed to be their leader.
  • Extract from : « The Rock of Chickamauga » by Joseph A. Altsheler
  • But I checked him in that Falstaffian vein, urging considerations of time and cookery.
  • Extract from : « The Uncommercial Traveller » by Charles Dickens
  • A half-savage impulse was urging him to pick a sort of quarrel with her.
  • Extract from : « Cleo The Magnificent » by Louis Zangwill
  • Then, urging on his horse, he drove at a trot up the hill that led to the Paradou.
  • Extract from : « Abbe Mouret's Transgression » by Emile Zola
  • The chuckles of this poor man were like cuts from a whip to Therese, lashing and urging her on.
  • Extract from : « Therese Raquin » by Emile Zola
  • The mention of the bonds did what my urging had failed to do.
  • Extract from : « The Rise of Roscoe Paine » by Joseph C. Lincoln
  • And what more she would have added I put off by urging her to mount.
  • Extract from : « The Shame of Motley » by Raphael Sabatini

Antonyms for urging

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