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a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

any sharply pointed projection

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tubular extension at the base of the corolla in some flowers

a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward

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a railway line connected to a trunk line

incite or stimulate

give heart or courage to

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strike with a spur

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goad with spurs

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equip with spurs

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The almond spur dynamics study also provided information regarding the importance of PYSLA in determining subsequent spur flowering, fruit bearing and survival (Lampinen et al.
Local scour around the spur dike foundations failure spur dikes.
If you're not lucky enough to be one of our winners why not visit Spur where their Kids' Birthday Combo packs include a yummy Spur Kids' Meal, bottomless soda and a dessert for only pounds 6.
The Flying Spur will be built alongside the GT at Bentley's Crewe, England, facility, though some production could be shifted to VW's Phaeton factory in Dresden, Germany, to meet expected demand.
n](0) is code number zero with that spreading factor), then, for that permutation, no discrete code spur will be produced.
Graphical analysis involves drawing a rectangular aperture (window) on the frequency ratio spur chart.
Treatment of heel spurs is aimed at alleviating the pain with medication, and most spurs can be treated successfully without surgery.
ANCOVA indicated that there was no significant difference between the populations and spur size.
They vary not only in color and how they point their blossoms, but also in the size and shape of their tubluar petals, called nectar spurs.
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Ladbrokes make former Spurs striker Jurgen Klinsmann their 7-2 favourite succeed Jol, with Seville boss Juande Ramos a 6-1 shot.
SAN ANTONIO - Paul Pierce led Boston with 30 points as the Celtics beat the Spurs, 91-85, last night for their first victory in San Antonio in more than 17 years.
Who knows what they're saying behind closed doors, but listen to what Jackson and Bryant had to say after the Lakers fell to the San Antonio Spurs 96-94 on Sunday, their second overtime loss in a row and fourth loss in five games.
I must say that Spurs boss Dutchman Martin Jol looks like a proper manager.