Definitions

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  • v. to encourage; motivate; to offer encouragement to.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • v. force or impel in an indicated direction
  • v. spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

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Examples

  • Whenever Adrienne had an impulse to assail the mental health profession — not an infrequent urge on her part — Natt Levitt, M.D., was her incompetent-practice poster child.

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