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To advocate or recommend something insistently:
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  1. To advocate or recommend something insistently:
  2. (Baseball, Golf) To hit (the ball) and make it go to the right or, if one is left-handed, to the left
  3. To move by being pushed
(Genetics) To cause an increase in the transcription of the RNA of (a gene).
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  1. (Genetics) To cause an increase in the transcription of the RNA of (a gene).
  2. To lead on to some action, condition, belief, etc.; prevail on; persuade
  3. To bring on; bring about; cause; effect
To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
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  1. To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
  2. To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
  3. To cause by inciting; foment
To give life to; fill with life:
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  1. To give life to; fill with life:
  2. To stimulate to action or creative effort; inspire
  3. To give motion to; put into action
To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
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  1. To exert a strong, irresistible force on; sway:
  2. To force (a person) to do something; drive or constrain:
  3. To necessitate or require, as by force of circumstance; demand:
To cause to go from one place to another:
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  1. To cause to go from one place to another:
  2. To progress in sequence; go forward:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To put into motion or action; activate:
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  1. To put into motion or action; activate:
  2. To cause to take action:
To urge or stir into action
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  1. To urge or stir into action
  2. To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.
  3. To jab or poke with or as with a pointed stick; goad
To take the first step in doing:
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  1. To take the first step in doing:
  2. (Now Chiefly Dial.) To cause to start, or move involuntarily; startle
  3. To begin a movement, activity, or undertaking:
(Idiomatic) to trigger movement, to get going
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  1. (Idiomatic) to trigger movement, to get going
To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
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  1. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
  2. To cause to move forward or onward.
To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
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  1. To put (an inactive military unit) on an active status by assigning personnel, equipment, etc. to it
  2. To put into action, to put to work.
  3. To turn on.
To carry through vigorously to a conclusion:
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  1. To carry through vigorously to a conclusion:
  2. To work or try hard, as to reach a goal
  3. To force to go; urge onward; push forward
To go (on or along) in a steady, slow, heavy manner
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  1. To go (on or along) in a steady, slow, heavy manner
  2. To give a push or shake to; nudge:
  3. To move by shoving, bumping, or jerking; jar:
To push someone or something with force.
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  1. To push someone or something with force.
  2. To put (something) roughly in a place:
  3. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
To search or look curiously in a desultory manner:
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  1. To search or look curiously in a desultory manner:
  2. To push or jab with a stick, finger, etc.; prod
  3. To live or move slowly or lazily; loiter; putter; dawdle
To increase; raise:
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  1. To increase; raise:
  2. To urge others to support; promote
  3. A linear map from one reference frame to another in which each coordinate is increased or decreased by an independent constant or linear function. A boost corresponds to a shift of the entire coordinate system without any rotation of its axes.
To utter or give forth with a deep, resonant sound:
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  1. To utter or give forth with a deep, resonant sound:
  2. To move or position using a crane:
  3. To go rapidly along; move with speed or vigor
To near or come close to something.
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  1. To near or come close to something.
  2. To push or poke gently, esp. with the elbow, in order to get the attention of, hint slyly, etc.
(Idiomatic) To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.
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  1. (Idiomatic) To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.
(Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
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  1. (Physiol.) To produce or increase the response of (an organism, organ, tissue, etc.) to a proper stimulus
  2. To elicit or arouse (a reaction or emotion, for example):
  3. To put into motion or activity; stir up
To stir up (trouble); instigate; incite
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  1. To stir up (trouble); instigate; incite
  2. To treat (the skin, for example) by fomentation.
  3. To arouse or incite (trouble, for example).
To apply an electric current to
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  1. To apply an electric current to
  2. To arouse to awareness or action; spur:
  3. To plate (metal) with zinc, originally by galvanic action
To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
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  1. To prod or urge with or as if with a long pointed stick.
  2. To drive with or as with a goad; prod into action; urge on
To urge to action; stir up; rouse
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  1. To urge to action; stir up; rouse
  2. To provoke and urge on:
To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
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  1. To cause (the skin) to redden or grow hot, as from strong emotion or stimulants.
  2. To arouse to passionate feeling or action:
  3. To become roused, excited, stimulated, etc.
To give inspiration
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  1. To give inspiration
  2. To arouse or produce (a thought or feeling)
  3. To cause (someone) to have a particular feeling; affect or touch:
To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
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  1. To initiate or bring about, often by inciting:
  2. To cause by inciting; foment
  3. To urge on, spur on, or incite to some action, esp. to some evil
To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
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  1. To provide with an incentive or a reason for doing something; impel:
  2. To animate; to propel; to cause to take action
  3. To cause to be enthusiastic:
To stir the emotions:
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  1. To stir the emotions:
  2. To prompt to action; rouse:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To arouse; provoke
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  1. To arouse; provoke
  2. To provoke; arouse:
  3. To cause to feel resentment or indignation.
To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
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  1. To pierce or puncture something or cause a pricking feeling.
  2. To cause to feel sharp pain in
  3. To cause to stand erect or point upward:
To urge or stir into action
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  1. To urge or stir into action
  2. To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.
  3. To jab or poke with or as with a pointed stick; goad
To remind (a person) of something he or she has forgotten; specif., to help (an actor, etc. who has forgotten a line) with a cue
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  1. To remind (a person) of something he or she has forgotten; specif., to help (an actor, etc. who has forgotten a line) with a cue
  2. To move to act; spur; incite:
  3. To move or inspire by suggestion
To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
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  1. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
  2. To cause to move forward or onward.
To stir to action or feeling:
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  1. To stir to action or feeling:
  2. To give rise to; bring about:
  3. To bring about deliberately; induce:
A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
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  1. A small ridge that projects sharply from the side of a larger hill or mountain.
  2. To ride quickly by spurring a horse.
  3. To urge (a horse) on by the use of spurs.
To cause to be interested or engaged:
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  1. To cause to be interested or engaged:
  2. To excite or invigorate (a person, for example) with a stimulant.
  3. To increase temporarily the activity of something such as a body organ or system.
To fire or activate by pulling or pressing a trigger
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  1. To fire or activate by pulling or pressing a trigger
  2. To induce a powerful emotional reaction in, especially by evoking memories of past trauma.
  3. To initiate (an action); set off
To raise; to excite; to stir up.
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To put into motion or action; activate:
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  1. To put into motion or action; activate:
  2. To cause to take action:
To force to go through or penetrate:
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  1. To force to go through or penetrate:
  2. To drive a blow, ball, missile, etc.
  3. (--- Basketball) To move with the ball directly through:
To assemble, prepare, or put into active service:
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  1. To assemble, prepare, or put into active service:
  2. To organize (people, resources, etc.) for active service or use in any emergency, drive, etc.
  3. To put into motion, circulation, or use
To prompt to action; rouse:
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  1. To prompt to action; rouse:
  2. To progress in sequence; go forward:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
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  1. To push, drive, or impel onward, forward, or ahead
  2. To cause to move forward or onward.
(--- Informal) To depart; leave:
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  1. (--- Informal) To depart; leave:
  2. To move continuously or incessantly
  3. To do or carry out:
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