nudge

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Synonyms for nudge

Synonyms for nudge

to thrust against or into

an act of thrusting into or against, as to attract attention

Synonyms for nudge

a slight push or shake

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to push against gently

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push into action by pestering or annoying gently

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References in classic literature ?
She seemed almost beside herself, and nudged me as hard as she could.
Monsieur, monsieur--" here she nudged the croupier who was sitting on her left, and preparing to spin-- "combien zero?
By this time the silence had grown too dreadful, and Priscilla nudged Anne to intimate that she must speak.
A little tug had laid hold of the Tryapsic, and with clang and clatter and shouted command, with engines half-ahead, slow-speed, or half-astern, the battered old sea-tramp was nudged and nosed and shouldered through the dock-gates into Ring's End Basin.
Rose heard and saw the innocent betrayal of the small sinner, and went on in a most impressive manner, while the boys nudged one another and winked as they caught the joke.
At first the other scholars looked and whispered and giggled and nudged.
Cecily had nudged her, so she had probably remembered the Story Girl's threat that she would never tell another story if she was ever twitted with the pudding she had made from sawdust.
Mr Squeers then nudged Mrs Squeers to bring away the brandy bottle, lest Nicholas should help himself in the night; and the lady having seized it with great precipitation, they retired together.
with selecting the option other than the one being nudged toward.
VIENNA - Oil cartel OPEC slightly nudged up its world oil demand growth forecasts for 2013 and 2014 on Thursday, citing positive developments in Europe and North America.
I nudged him again then resorted to a thump on the arm.
According to the study, if they nudged the one on the left with their nose they received a sugar pellet reward.
Summary: European shares edged higher on Thursday, with Next among the top risers after the British retailer nudged up its full-year profit forecast.
I don't think I need to nudge Mike any more - I've nudged him enough.