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To be irritating or upsetting, typically with repeated or unpleasant acts
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Present participle for to prod or poke someone, typically gently
“Josie made sure to nudge me hard when she caught me looking at Jonny.”
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Present participle for to push against or move into someone or something
“That's when I felt someone accidentally nudge into me. I turned to see a girl with perfect skin, perfect hair, and a perfect petite frame, sneering at me.”
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Present participle for to touch, nudge or scrape lightly in passing
“She allowed her boat to edge closer to the rock, to nudge lightly against it.”
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Present participle for to near or come close to something
“The nation's economic growth this year would nudge six percent.”
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Present participle for to coax or encourage (someone) to do something
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“I tried using flattery to nudge her into revealing her identity.”
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(crowd into) Present participle for to press forward into an area with limited space
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Present participle for to tease, typically in a good-natured way
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Present participle for to drive spiritually or urge someone on
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Present participle for to cause one to experience a memory (of someone or something)
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Present participle for to come into general physical contact with
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Present participle for to move very slowly (towards something)
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(somewhat rare) Present participle for to strike or touch lightly
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Present participle for to move from one place to another
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Present participle for to have a specified relationship with another thing or person in terms of nature or quality
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