God has to continually prompt and prod him, and puts his brother Aaron at his side to do most of the real leadership.
Those were executive action, designed to call attention to an issue, prod Congress, or achieve results.
Even if it fails to become law, it ought to prod the beverage industry into acting as more responsible corporate citizens.
But to prod the War on Drugs ever further into history is to make the death of children like Michael Brown ever less likely.
The story of aging becomes more complicated as researchers continue to poke and prod at it.
But when Dick began to gently pinch and prod the injured member, and to ask: “Does that hurt at all?”
That officer picked up a pitchfork and began to prod the hay.
Night by night we guard our approaches and prod the tyres of oncoming motors with fixed bayonets.
But I'll kill the fust one o' yo'uns that tries to prod one o' they'uns with a bayonit.
Lay your beast alongside, Toomai, and let him prod with his tusks.
1530s, "to poke with a stick," of uncertain origin; possibly [Barnhart] a variant of brod, from Middle English brodden "to goad," from Old Norse broddr "shaft, spike" (see brad), or perhaps imitative [OED]. Figurative sense is recorded from 1871. Related: Prodded; prodding.
1787, "pointed instrument used in prodding;" 1802, "act of prodding;" from prod (v.).