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See definition of urged on Dictionary.com
  • adj.supported
  • adj.pressed

synonyms for urged

  • adopted
  • advanced
  • aided
  • approved
  • backed
  • boosted
  • commended
  • endorsed
  • favored
  • praised
  • promoted
  • proposed
  • pushed
  • ratified
  • recommended
  • advised
  • allured
  • asked
  • begged
  • charged
  • coaxed
  • coerced
  • commanded
  • desired
  • exhorted
  • forced
  • implored
  • influenced
  • lured
  • motivated
  • moved
  • prompted
  • requested
  • solicited
  • wheedled
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antonyms for urged

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  • disapproved
  • discouraged
  • condemned
  • opposed
  • prohibited
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How to use urged in a sentence

He took Washington to the 1975 NBA Finals and posted a 155-91 record over three seasons before serving as an assistant — and winning the 1981 NBA championship with Boston — for seven years while nursing the urge to lead an NBA team again.
K.C. JONES, WHO COACHED BULLETS TO NBA FINALS BEFORE WINNING TWO TITLES WITH BOSTON, DIES AT 88GLYNN A. HILLDECEMBER 26, 2020WASHINGTON POST
When you’re faced with acne, it’s important to resist the urge to cover it with makeup.
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The exchange began when Musk tweeted a crude image suggesting he was trying to resist the urge to buy Bitcoin.
ELON MUSK TROLLS BITCOIN, CAUSES NOVELTY DOGECOIN TO SOARJEFFDECEMBER 21, 2020FORTUNE
With that has come the urge to quantify and track leisure activities, counting steps, recording meals and fielding reminder notifications from that damn Duolingo owl.
CAN TECHNOLOGY SAVE YOUR MARRIAGE?JOSHUA EFERIGHENOVEMBER 20, 2020OZY
I wanted to catch any little urge and start to potentially hack my brain to redirect that serotonin blast you get when you are doing something out of habit.
HOW THE PANDEMIC GOT PEOPLE SMOKING AGAINMELINDA FAKUADENOVEMBER 12, 2020VOX
Various impulses urged him into a pouring flood of words; yet he gave expression to none of them.
THE WAVEALGERNON BLACKWOOD
But the great number of Indians still unconverted demands many more missionaries, whom the king is urged to send.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
He urged the growing of mulberry trees and the propagation of silk worms, as being of more value than tobacco.
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I didn't like to be done; the man urged me to occupy one place that was yet vacant; my evil genius prompted me to do so.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME I (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
Every word she breathed, every anathema she denounced, seemed urged by the quick revenge of Duke Wharton!
THE PASTOR'S FIRE-SIDE VOL. 3 OF 4JANE PORTER
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