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His top five, separated by just 2.67 points, are the Thunder, Pacers, Spurs, Clippers and Heat.

To the extent that The Burglary helps to push that along and spurs calls for real reform, it should be required reading.

We Americans are still pretty strong on eroticism, but all too often it is fear that spurs us or restrains us.

A demand-side cut rests on the Keynesian theory that public consumption spurs economic activity.

When more women enter the workforce, it spurs innovation, increases productivity, and grows the economy.

The jagged top and spurs of San Jacinto Mountain shone like the turrets and posterns of a citadel built of rubies.

A touch of the spurs sent Nejdi with a mighty bound into the midst of the rabble who held the road.

My spurs fairly lifted the dun horse, and we scuttled in the opposite direction like a scared antelope.

Felipe glanced at the horses, then driving his spurs deep into his horse's sides, galloped after them.

I mean, that as you have come in with your boots and spurs, to thank you for that you have not brought your horse too.


On this page you'll find 64 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to spurs, such as: urge, motivation, prick, impetus, needle, and goad.

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