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At parting, she urged Eudora to share her apartment for the night.

"He said he was poor," urged Billy, who had been rather taken with the ease of Arledge's manner.

"Do it good while you're doin' it," urged Uncle Peter, cheerfully.

Just because it would be so difficult to raise the hundred pounds she urged it.

"But that way was so exciting," she urged, not at all convinced.

So, at this moment, she seemed pliant to the will of the man who urged her thus cunningly.

Again, in the fourth, sixth, and seventh sonnets the same plea is urged.

He urged them to rise and join in the destruction of the white invaders.

"You must allow me to see you safely to your room," he urged.

"Here will be found the way to the guest houses," he urged gently.

WORD ORIGIN

1610s, from urge (v.); in frequent use after c.1910.

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