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To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
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  1. To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
  2. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
  3. To push, drive, or move forward; propel
To progress in sequence; go forward:
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  1. To progress in sequence; go forward:
  2. To prompt to action; rouse:
  3. To change posture or position; stir:
To give (someone) a start, as in a career or vocation.
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  1. To give (someone) a start, as in a career or vocation.
  2. (Nautical) To put (a boat) into the water in readiness for use.
  3. To start (a person) on some course or career
To force one's way; press forward:
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  1. To force one's way; press forward:
  2. To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
  3. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
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 force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
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  1. To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
  2. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
  3. To push, drive, or move forward; propel
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:
(--- 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:
To cause to burn; ignite or set fire to:
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  1. To cause to burn; ignite or set fire to:
  2. To bake or dry by heating, as in a kiln:
  3. To start or tend a fire in:
To move with or as if with great speed:
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  1. To move with or as if with great speed:
Common misspelling of lose.
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  1. Common misspelling of lose.
  2. To make less strict; relax:
  3. Loosely; in a loose manner
To send out into space; cast:
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  1. To send out into space; cast:
  2. To cause (an image) to appear on a surface by the controlled direction of light:
  3. To throw forward; hurl:
To jut out; project
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  1. To jut out; project
  2. To send forth (a missile or projectile); discharge or fire (a bullet, arrow, etc.)
  3. To discharge or fire (a gun, bow, charge of explosive, etc.)
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 drive through (the lane)
To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
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  1. To move (something) by exerting force against it; thrust or shove:
  2. To move by being pushed
  3. To thrust, shove, or drive (up, down, in, out, etc.)
To force into place; press or drive down
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  1. To force into place; press or drive down
  2. To strike or drive against with a heavy impact; butt:
  3. To move rapidly
To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
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  1. To move forward roughly, often by shoving someone:
  2. To push quickly, forcefully, or roughly:
  3. To push roughly or hastily
To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
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  1. To force or impose (oneself or another) upon someone else or into some position or situation
  2. To push or drive quickly and forcefully:
  3. To push with sudden force; shove; drive
(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 force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
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  1. To force, compel, or urge; incite; constrain
  2. To urge to action through moral pressure; drive:
  3. To push, drive, or move forward; propel
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 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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