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To ask someone to do something in an urgent manner
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“I would do my best to urge my husband to buy me a new pair of Dolce and Gabbana sneakers.”
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To encourage someone to continue or succeed
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“The game still looked in the balance, and Rhodes continued to urge Kendal on with his constant ranting from the back.”
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To advocate earnestly and persistently
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“With experts warning that the market is sitting on the biggest bubble ever, it is time to urge caution.”
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To persuade (an unwilling person) to do something by using force or threats
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To persuade someone to do something
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To incite or cause troublesome acts
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To convince or manipulate
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Press for political action
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To plead or put forward strongly
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To facilitate or accelerate the progress of
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To make a loud, deep cry, typically with passion or intensity
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To complain or express discontent in a wearisome manner
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To assuage the agitation or anger of (someone)
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Challenge, defy someone
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Plural for a strong desire or impulse
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“I could not resist the urge to travel to Canada to see what all the fuss was about.”
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Plural for the act of asking someone earnestly
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“I finally gave in to the urge of my mother to do my homework.”
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Plural for a sudden and unaccountable change of mood or behavior
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Plural for a natural or intuitive way of acting or thinking
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Plural for the action of asking or begging for something earnestly or humbly
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Plural for a feeling of great enthusiasm and eagerness
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