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See definition of urges on Dictionary.com
  • nounvery strong desire
  • verbbeg, push for, encourage

synonyms for urges

  • appetite
  • compulsion
  • craving
  • impulse
  • itch
  • longing
  • lust
  • passion
  • weakness
  • yearning
  • drive
  • druthers
  • fancy
  • goad
  • impetus
  • incentive
  • motive
  • pressure
  • stimulant
  • stimulus
  • wish
  • yen
  • appetition
  • fire in belly
  • sweet tooth
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antonyms for urges

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  • disgust
  • dislike
  • distaste
  • hate
  • hatred
  • indifference
  • block
  • deterrent
  • discouragement
  • hindrance
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How to use urges in a sentence

Messa urges the king to send a new governor, and gives his advice as to the character of him who should be sent.
THE PHILIPPINE ISLANDS, 1493-1898, VOLUME XX, 1621-1624VARIOUS
Each time the tidal wave sweeps in toward the shore it urges the finer particles of sediment along with it.
OUTLINES OF THE EARTH'S HISTORYNATHANIEL SOUTHGATE SHALER
It compels him to select definite images, and it urges him to use the common and the concrete.
ENGLISH: COMPOSITION AND LITERATUREW. F. (WILLIAM FRANKLIN) WEBSTER
One correspondent urges that I am doing injury to the "keep-a-pig" campaign by expatiating on her undesirable qualities.
THE RED COW AND HER FRIENDSPETER MCARTHUR
As my brother urges me to come without delay, we will forthwith set about our preparations.
IN THE WILDS OF FLORIDAW.H.G. KINGSTON
On another occasion Nicholas urges him to follow Elizabeth's advice, and get an unmarried man to be his housekeeper.
THE AGE OF ERASMUSP. S. ALLEN
The mother loon pushes and urges her indolent pair in the direction of safety.
THE ONTARIO READERS: FOURTH BOOKVARIOUS
It is not without good reason that Paul urges us to watch and to stand fast.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
Paul therefore urges his Galatians and, incidentally, all believers to serve each other in love.
COMMENTARY ON THE EPISTLE TO THE GALATIANSMARTIN LUTHER
I suppose that common sense urges me to visit New York and Colorado, just to look into my business affairs.
THE TERMS OF SURRENDERLOUIS TRACY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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