Thesaurus / spur

EXAMPLE SENTENCES FROM THE WEB

Some of the visuals capture an issue we worked on extensively, while others capture spur–of–the–moment breaking news that we did not expect.

It’s also possible that Freeman is simply healthier this year after having surgery last fall to remove bone spurs in his elbow.

Most of the time, users write such reviews on the spur of the moment, after having a short unpleasant episode with your product or your staff.

A mosquito siphons blood with a needle that has jagged spurs on its surface.

Two hours of toil up the steep mountain brought me to the top of a spur.

Oh, she was tired of it, did all she could to find him work, to spur him on!

The Bill-ToppersAndre Castaigne

"Friend, it is but idle to spur a horse when his legs are ham shackled," said the Highlander, haughtily.

The Fair Maid of PerthSir Walter Scott

The Mecklenberg started forward at a walk; a spur had touched him.

The Puppet CrownHarold MacGrath

This man arranged a spur so that when unconsciousness came, his naked body pressed against the iron teeth.

Martin EdenJack London

The gift to spur others onward—the gift to make men reach up.

The Bishop of CottontownJohn Trotwood Moore

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