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Urge on   /ərdʒ ɑn/   Listen
Urge on

verb
1.
Spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts.  Synonyms: barrack, cheer, exhort, inspire, pep up, root on, urge.
2.
Force or impel in an indicated direction.  Synonyms: exhort, press, urge.






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"Urge on" Quotes from Famous Books



... quarterback yell, and then the rest was swallowed up in a hum of excitement in the songs and cheers with which the students sought to urge on the defenders of ...
— Andy at Yale - The Great Quadrangle Mystery • Roy Eliot Stokes

... melancholy duties to the remains of their old commander is fully in consonance with the promptings of a noble and generous sympathy. I could not, if I was authorized to do so, oppose myself to their wishes. I might find something to urge on behalf of his native State in my knowledge of his continued attachment to her through the whole period of his useful life; in the claims of his relatives there, whose desire it would be that the mortal ...
— A Compilation of the Messages and Papers of the Presidents: Tyler - Section 2 (of 3) of Volume 4: John Tyler • Compiled by James D. Richardson

... During the discussions that led to the formation of the league, it was emphatically announced by certain members of the Confederation that on no ground and for no purpose would they abjure one principle they ever announced. Above all, they avowed their purpose to urge on the country the duty of armed resistance whenever its success appeared probable. The Government heard of these avowals, and the time spent in captious discussions about moral nonentities and legal quibbles, when the stake was a nation's death or life, was diligently employed ...
— The Felon's Track • Michael Doheny



Words linked to "Urge on" :   push, advocate, advise, hurry, bear on, encourage, cheerlead, preach, counsel, rush, rede



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