verb (used with object), prod·ded, prod·ding.
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Origin of prod
OTHER WORDS FROM prodprod·der, nounun·prod·ded, adjective
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Example sentences from the Web for prodding
But, as the people of Irving are now discovering, all of this poking and prodding is not without potential consequences.26 Earthquakes Later, Fracking’s Smoking Gun Is in Texas|James Joiner|January 7, 2015|DAILY BEAST
It was only after some prodding from other commenters that Faircloth came up with a name.Conor Oberst and the Myth of the Woman Who Cried Rape|Amanda Marcotte|July 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The most challenging might be prodding Taliban leaders to enter talks.‘Homework to Do’: The Afghanistan-Pakistan Peace Talk Tipping Point|Shamila N. Chaudhary, Omar Samad|April 26, 2013|DAILY BEAST
One thing that Richard's heart leaves us in no doubt about, however, is this: prodding around with dead kings is fun.Scientists Exhume the Heart of Richard the Lionheart|Dan Jones|March 3, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Khrushchev said he would remove them “in due course,” but did he need some prodding by ratcheting up the blockade?The Commander-in-Chief Test: What the Cuban Missile Crisis Tells Us About JFK|David G. Coleman|October 16, 2012|DAILY BEAST
And this was the man who was prodding me in the ribs in the grey dawn!My Man Jeeves|P. G. Wodehouse
Around them circle peasants, measuring them with the eye, prodding them with the finger, pulling them by the horns.Limbo and Other Essays|Vernon Lee
And Bertie was stirring them up and prodding them in his cool, cynical way.The Strength of the Strong|Jack London
Prodding his belly persistently, the vaquero followed him back, step by step.The Wolf Cub|Patrick Casey
He went on prodding away with a serious countenance, evidently under the impression that he had me hard put to it.The O'Ruddy|Stephen Crane