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prod



I - noun
1. a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
Syn:
goad
Derivationally related forms:
goad (for: goad)
Hypernyms:
device
Hyponyms:
ankus, spur, gad
2. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
- the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves
Syn:
goad, goading, prodding, urging, spur, spurring
Derivationally related forms:
spur (for: spurring), spur (for: spur), urge (for: urging), prod (for: prodding), goad (for: goading), goad (for: goad)
Hypernyms:
encouragement

II - verb
1. to push against gently (Freq. 2)
- She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant
Syn:
nudge, poke at
Derivationally related forms:
nudge (for: nudge), nudger (for: nudge)
Hypernyms:
push, force
Hyponyms:
jog, elbow
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- Something ----s somebody
2. urge on;
cause to act (Freq. 2)
- The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window
Syn:
incite, egg on
Derivationally related forms:
incitement (for: incite), incitation (for: incite), inciter (for: incite), prodding
Hyponyms:
goose, halloo, goad
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s something
- Somebody ----s somebody
- They prod him to write the letter
3. poke or thrust abruptly
- he jabbed his finger into her ribs
Syn:
jab, stab, poke, dig
Derivationally related forms:
dig (for: dig), poke (for: poke), poking (for: poke), jab (for: jab), jabbing (for: jab)
Hypernyms:
thrust
Verb Frames:
- Somebody ----s somebody PP
- Somebody ----s something PP

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