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1‘she urged him to buy a boat’
encourage, try to persuade, enjoin, adjure, admonish, press, prompt, prod, goad, egg on, spur, push, pressure, put pressure on, use pressure on, pressurize, lean on
entreat, exhort, implore, call on, appeal, beg, beseech, plead, nag
informal psych up, put the heat on, put the screws on, twist someone's arm, railroad into, bulldoze into
2‘she urged her horse down the rutted lane’
impel, force, drive, coerce, goad
3‘I urge caution in interpreting these results’
advise, counsel, advocate, recommend, suggest
support, endorse, back, champion
1‘I also have this urge to travel’
desire, wish, need, impulse, compulsion, longing, yearning, hankering, craving, appetite, hunger, thirst, lust, fancy
informal yen, itch
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