Part of speech:
A plea; an entreaty.
The act of one who implores.
The act of one who wheedles.
The way one drives an automobile, etc.
The act or an instance of insisting
The ability or power to persuade:
An importuning or being importunate; persistence in requesting or demanding
The quality or condition of being urgent; pressing importance:
The definition of a goad is a stick with a pointed or electrically charged end that is used to move animals, or is something that urges someone to do something.
The act by which somebody is goaded.
The definition of a prod is an action intended as a reminder, or is a poke with a finger or other pointed object.
a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
To urge by strong, often stirring argument, admonition, advice, or appeal:
To make attractive or acceptable:
To urge on or encourage by cheers
To cause someone to become annoyed or angry.
To mention as something to think over, act on, etc.; bring to the mind for consideration
To express a desire for, especially politely; ask for. Often used with an infinitive or clause:
To urge on; impel; press
The definition of a prompt is a cue given to someone to help him remember what to say, or is something that causes another event or action to occur.
To exert pressure, or compelling influence, on
The definition of needle is to annoy someone by nagging or criticizing, or to pierce something as if pricked by a long thin piece of metal.
The definition of instigate is to start something or cause something to happen.
To insist is to demand something without wavering, to continue on a course no matter what the objections are or to make a statement and continue to assert its truth.
To have an influence on (something); change:
The definition of incite is to rile people up or to inspire and encourage specific behavior.
To trouble with requests or demands; urge or entreat persistently or repeatedly
To break down or open by force:
To call forth; arouse; provoke
Encourage is defined as to give someone hope, confidence or support.
To express a wish for; to entreat; to request.
To require as useful, just, proper, or necessary; call for:
To cajole is to try to get someone to do something, often using flattery, kindly tones or gentle prodding.
Appeal means to make an urgent request for something that is necessary or desired.
To move or pull so as to cover or uncover something:
(Archaic) To call on or entreat solemnly, especially by an oath.
To draw by moral, emotional or sexual influence; to engage or fix, as the mind, attention, etc.; to invite or allure.
To rouse desire in; be inviting to; attract
To propose or request in formal parliamentary procedure:
To ask earnestly; beg; beseech; implore
To deserve and receive as due; exact:
To set or ask (a given amount) as a price:
To make indebted for a favor or kindness done; do a favor for
To calculate as being; estimate:
To press is defined as to push or apply steady force or squeeze.
To constrain is to impose limitations or restrictions on someone or something, or to force yourself or someone else to act in a certain way.
To force or compel, as by threats, to do something
To give approval to; support; sanction
To give support or sanction to; approve or tolerate
The definition of approve is to say you like something or you are alright with it happening.
To sanction is for a recognized authority to give approval to something.
To explain or justify (one's behavior) with incorrect reasons or excuses, often without conscious awareness:
To support or establish the certainty or validity of; verify:
Promote is defined as to contribute to the growth of something or to sell by advertising.
To ratify is to approve and give formal consent to something.
To provide assistance, support, or relief to:
To help or hasten the success or completion of; further
To offer marriage
To bear the weight of, especially from below; keep from falling, sinking, or slipping:
To be for; support; advocate; endorse
To deprive of confidence, hope, or spirit:
To deter is defined as to keep someone from completing an action by giving them fear or doubt.
To restrain is defined as to hold back or keep under control.
To dissuade is defined as to try to talk someone out of something or to convince someone not to do or believe something.
To feel strong dislike for or hostility toward:
To dislike is to feel distaste or hostility towards someone or something.
To keep in check; restrain:
To block means to prevent something from happening or to make forward movement impossible.
To deny is defined as to refuse to admit something, refuse to agree to something, refuse to acknowledge something or refuse to accept something.
To forbid by authority:
To endeavor to obtain or reach:
(Law) To postpone or adjourn to a later date
To be the cause of or reason for; result in.
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