Synonyms of spurring


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"


1. spur, promote, advance, boost, further, encourage

usage: incite or stimulate; "The Academy was formed to spur research"

2. spur, goad, encourage

usage: give heart or courage to

3. spur, strike

usage: strike with a spur

4. spur, goad

usage: goad with spurs; "the rider spurred his horse"

5. spur, equip, fit, fit out, outfit

usage: equip with spurs; "spur horses"

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