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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 other problem could be due to a spur of bone, called a calcaneal spur, projecting out of your heel bone.
Diagnosis: calcaneal spur aggravating and aggravated by a short Achilles tendon.
3) Plantar heel pain has been referred to in the published literature by many names including heel spur syndrome, which lends some importance to the radiographic presence of an inferior calcaneal spur.
ATHESE symptoms sound typical of either plantar fasciities or a calcaneal spur.
A lateral X-ray of both heels was taken to demonstrate the presence or absence of a calcaneal spur in painful heel for all cases.