verb (used with object), urged, urg·ing.
verb (used without object), urged, urg·ing.
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Origin of urge
SYNONYMS FOR urge
OTHER WORDS FROM urgeurg·ing·ly, adverbo·ver·urge, verb, o·ver·urged, o·ver·urg·ing.un·urged, adjectiveun·urg·ing, adjective
Words nearby urge
Example sentences from the Web for urge
I need to resist my urge to talk them into my truth, just so I can feel more comfortable and secure.
But not even the threat of death can suppress the urge to live vicariously through Jack Dawson and James Bond.North Korea’s Secret Movie Bootleggers: How Western Films Make It Into the Hermit Kingdom|Lizzie Crocker|December 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
They're also proof that no matter how fancy you are, you can't escape the urge to watch two girls make out.High-End Pervs Film Benedict Cumberbatch and Reese Witherspoon Sucking Face|Amy Zimmerman|December 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Then, about five years ago, I had this urge to dabble with it again.Stephen Merchant Talks ‘Hello Ladies’ movie, the Nicole Kidman Cameo, and Legacy of ‘The Office’|Marlow Stern|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Anger Is an Energy is a tremendously entertaining read, and I urge everyone to pick up a copy and start dreaming again.The Rancid Ballad of Johnny Rotten: His Memoir Seethes With Anger—And Charm|Legs McNeil|November 20, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Doesn't this urge you to pity, so that you will beg His Holiness for pardon, beg him to receive us?Three Plays|Luigi Pirandello
He had scarcely arrived when he made every exertion to urge it to adopt measures of severity.History of the Reformation of the Sixteenth Century, Volume III|J. H. Merle D'Aubign
A favourable wind would tear the field loose from the cliffs and urge it to sea.Billy Topsail, M.D.|Norman Duncan
I shall not proceed further to urge that the Christian apologetic in relation to biology has been successful.Evolution in Modern Thought|Ernst Haeckel
The importance of this last to the liberty and property of our citizens, induces me to urge it on your earliest attention.'