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Another word for prod

  1. To thrust against or into

      1. To push or jab at, as with a finger or an arm; prod.
      2. To make (a hole or pathway, for example) by or as if by prodding, elbowing, or jabbing:
      3. To push; thrust:
      1. To push against gently, especially in order to gain attention or give a signal.
      2. To come close to; near:
      3. A gentle push.
      1. To move by shoving, bumping, or jerking; jar:
      2. To give a push or shake to; nudge:
      3. To rouse or stimulate as if by nudging:
      1. To poke or thrust abruptly:
      2. To stab or pierce:
      3. To punch (someone) with short straight blows.
      1. To break up, turn over, or remove (earth or sand, for example), as with a shovel, spade, or snout, or with claws, paws or hands.
      2. To make or form by removing earth or other material:
      3. To prepare (soil) by loosening or cultivating.
  2. To stir to action or feeling

  1. Something that causes and encourages a given response

Another word for prod

      1. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
      2. To put (something) roughly in a place:
      3. To push someone or something with force.
      1. A large number of persons gathered together; a throng.
      2. The common people; the populace.
      3. A group of people united by a common characteristic, as age, interest, or vocation:
      1. To incite to anger or resentment:
      2. To stir to action or feeling:
      3. To give rise to; bring about: