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Synonyms for urge

to solicit (something) insistently

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to impel to action

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Synonyms for urge

a strong restless desire

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force or impel in an indicated direction

push for something

spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts

References in classic literature ?
Morison no longer obeyed his will--they flexed to the urge of a greater power--the power of Nature's first law.
Korak felt an intuitive urge to rush to her protection.
How admirable in you, Julia," he said, seating himself by her side, "to urge what was against your own wishes, in order to oblige your aunt
I would urge them more myself, but that I am impatient to be rid of him, as Mainwaring comes within half an hour.
I must calm myself and think things over,' he said to himself, but yet he could not stop, and continued to urge the horse on, without noticing that he was now going with the wind instead of against it.
It was but the instinctive urge of the male to protect its offspring and its mate.
He longed to look round again, but he did not dare do this, and tried to be cool and not to urge on his mare so to keep the same reserve of force in her as he felt that Gladiator still kept.
Accordingly, TEI urges the Department to reconsider the 1985 discussion paper and re-issue a revised proposal by the end of October 2003.
Even so, recent studies suggest that these symptoms bother patients, with unpredictable urges disrupting daily activities and quality of life.
TEI urges the Treasury Department and IRS to take all steps necessary to preserve the confidentiality of these important agreements.
ASBESTOS DISEASE AWARENESS ORGANIZATION URGES UNITED STATES SURGEON GENERAL TO EDUCATE AMERICANS ON DANGERS OF ASBESTOS; REPORT CITES INCREASE IN ASBESTOS RELATED DISEASES
TEI urges the Treasury Department to complete its study of the future of Subpart F and the deferral of earnings by CFCs.
The new, proprietary product is a structured, four-part program, with step-by-step instruction for eliminating the harsh withdraws, urges and emotional reactions, which often result from a person's efforts to stop using tobacco products.