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Related to spur: Heel spur, Bone spur
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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

References in classic literature ?
When, after a time, Bob attempted to ease down the mad pace, spurs and quirt went into him again with undiminished vim and put him to renewed effort.
Daylight put a stop to this with spurs and quirt, running him several punishing miles in the direction of his bolt.
5]; dorsal lobe thin, thinner than apical spurs; thin spur on opposing side of 1st gonapophysis can sometimes be seen projecting above dorsal surface of 1st gonapophysis (not shown in Fig.
In rivers with unsteady flow conditions, spur dikes can serve as emerged in ordinary state or submerged during flood.
But you don't have to be celebrating a birthday to have a children's party at Spur - any time is party time, especially during the school holidays.
Like the Continental GT from which it is derived, the Flying Spur shares its basics--but only 25% of it parts--with VW's Phaeton sedan.
We rated the spurs by size, from 0 (no spur) to 4 (the spur reached up into the cartilage of the tibia).
he suspectes the nectar spur provided the flower with the means for this rapid diversification, or radiation.
The challenge: Spur employees have the option to complete 100 push-ups or sit-ups every day for 28 days (must pick one or the other).
The Spur Group provides instant business momentum to channel management projects.
Colorado songwriter Jon Chandler claimed his third Spur award for his song "Morning Star Moon.
Michael has done a great job for Spur and we respect his decision", Dr.
The Flying Spur, priced at $225,000, will be a limited edition model with only 50 being produced for North America this year.
Spur Industries failed to comply with federal underground storage tank regulations by failing to notify U.