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Synonyms of prod

Noun


1. goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring, encouragement

usage: a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"

2. prod, goad, device

usage: a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion

Verb


1. nudge, poke at, prod, push, force

usage: to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"

2. prod, incite, egg on

usage: urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"

3. jab, prod, stab, poke, dig, thrust

usage: poke or thrust abruptly; "he jabbed his finger into her ribs"

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