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spurring

See definition of spurring on Dictionary.com
  • as inprovocative
  • as inacceleration

synonyms for spurring

  • challenging
  • disturbing
  • exciting
  • inspirational
  • insulting
  • offensive
  • outrageous
  • annoying
  • galling
  • goading
  • heady
  • inciting
  • influential
  • intoxicating
  • provoking
  • pushing
  • stimulant
  • stimulating
  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • hurrying
  • quickening
  • stimulation
  • hastening
  • speeding up
  • stepping up

antonyms for spurring

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  • pleasing
  • repressive
  • suppressive
  • unexciting
  • unstimulating
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How to use spurring in a sentence

Companies facing massive technology shifts have two choices—bet the company on the next era, or collect cash in a shrinking industry before hanging up your spurs.
GM JUST SPED UP THE DEPRECIATION OF EVERYTHING IT OWNSMICHAEL J. CORENJANUARY 30, 2021QUARTZ
Construction would then proceed around the Beltway to the I-270 spur and up I-270.
MARYLAND NARROWS BELTWAY, I-270 EXPANSION OPTIONS TO ADDING FOUR TOLL LANES TO EACHKATHERINE SHAVERJANUARY 27, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Yet Yoshiaki Sofue, an astronomer at the University of Tokyo, has always thought the spur looked funky for a stellar debris cloud.
GALAXY-SIZE BUBBLES DISCOVERED TOWERING OVER THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 6, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
He published simulations in 1977 that produced digital clouds lining up with the spur, and ever since then he has told anyone who would listen that the spur actually hovers tens of thousands of light-years above the disk.
GALAXY-SIZE BUBBLES DISCOVERED TOWERING OVER THE MILKY WAYCHARLIE WOODJANUARY 6, 2021QUANTA MAGAZINE
Blood spattered the ground, but Ray’s boots still had their spurs.
A CIA SPYPLANE CRASHED OUTSIDE AREA 51 A HALF-CENTURY AGO. THIS EXPLORER FOUND IT.SARAH SCOLESJANUARY 5, 2021POPULAR-SCIENCE
But something he couldn't put his finger on was spurring Delancy to get clear of the scene of the crime as soon as possible.
HOODED DETECTIVE, VOLUME III NO. 2, JANUARY, 1942VARIOUS
Back came Captain Jackson, spurring his horse, his face white with fright.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN
In spurring from one part of the field to another, his aide-de-camp and much-loved companion, Lieut.-Col.
STONE'S RIVERWILSON J. VANCE
And Orso, spurring his horse, rode rapidly in the direction to which the little girl had pointed.
COLUMBAPROSPER MERIMEE
It was cruel work spurring and lashing them over heavy ploughed land to-day.
IN THE RANKS OF THE C.I.V.ERSKINE CHILDERS
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capacitor

WORDS RELATED TO SPURRING

  • dispatch
  • expedition
  • hastening
  • hurrying
  • quickening
  • speeding up
  • spurring
  • stepping up
  • stimulation
  • annoying
  • challenging
  • disturbing
  • exciting
  • galling
  • goading
  • heady
  • inciting
  • influential
  • inspirational
  • insulting
  • intoxicating
  • offensive
  • outrageous
  • provoking
  • pushing
  • spurring
  • stimulant
  • stimulating
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.