Definitions

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  • v. Second-person singular simple present form of urge

Etymologies

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urge + -est

Examples

  • As for the taunts thou urgest against my marriage with the princess, I will prove to thee, first, that I am prudent herein, next chastened in my love, and last powerful friend to thee and to thy sons; only hold thy peace.

    Medea

  • Yea but, thou urgest again, I have little comfort of this which is said, it concerns me not: Inanis poenitentia quam sequens culpa coinquinat, 'tis to no purpose for me to repent, and to do worse than ever I did before, to persevere in sin, and to return to my lusts as a dog to his vomit, or a swine to the mire:

    Anatomy of Melancholy

  • So much at present for those parts of thy letter in which thou urgest to me motives of compassion for the lady.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • A good man, I own, might urge many of the things thou urgest; but, by my soul, they come very awkwardly from thee.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • Everybody, pay attention: Torture is about satisfying the deviant urgest of sadists.

    Think Progress » New Bush bill would legalize torture.

  • But, to make short with thee, I am fully determined (if thou wouldst have me a Christian, as thou instantly urgest me to bee) to goe thither, for otherwise, I will continue as

    The Decameron

  • "- For, as thou urgest justice, be assur'd Thou shalt have justice, more than thou desir'st."

    Starfarers

  • The ANC urgest that everything be done to prevent a massacre from taking place.

    STATEMENT ON IVORY PARK INCIDENT

  • Fie on Kshatriya practices, in accordance with which thou urgest me to battle, as if I were a stranger to thee, and for the sake of which thou speakest to me -- thy only son -- such words as if thou wert not my mother.

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2 Books 4, 5, 6 and 7

  • O sinless one, from loss of judgment thou canst not wait (but urgest us repeatedly).

    The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 1 Books 1, 2 and 3

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