Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


Her friends near by kept nudging her, egging her on to stand her ground.

For my own part, I have no liking for war, but you women will be for ever egging us on!

Only I shall come along these cliffs, egging or watching the birds, as often as I like.

Bascom and Botcher are egging him on and making him believe he has.

Napoleon was a burden to them; they overthrew him by egging him on to war of which he was so fond.

Later arrivals dropping in joined them, egging on the inventor.

But I suppose everybody all round you was egging you on, and flattering you about it.

The white of an egg alone may be used for egging them, but not the yolk alone.

I feel sorry for them now, with you and Pamela and Miss South egging them on.

Then Ayres goes on to explain the "egging," through the presentation of a sword by Hunlafing.