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 Dictionary entry overview: What does spurring mean? 

  The noun SPURRING has 1 sense:

1. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

  Familiarity information: SPURRING used as a noun is very rare.

 Dictionary entry details 


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A verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

Classified under:

Nouns denoting communicative processes and contents


goading; prod; prodding; spur; spurring; urging; goad

Context example:

the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves

Hypernyms ("spurring" is a kind of...):

encouragement (the expression of approval and support)

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