A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion.
A verbalization that encourages you to attempt something.
Roget 615: motive, springs of action, wellsprings of action. reason, ground, call, principle; by end, by purpose; mainspring, primum mobile [Lat.], keystone; the why and the wherefore; ... meer laten zien
Give heart or courage to.
Urge with or as if with a goad.
Stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick.
Annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism.
Nederlands: aanmoedigen, proveceren, stimuleren
Moby betekeniswoordenboek: actuate, animate, assault, bear, bear upon, boost, buck, bull, bulldoze, bump, bump against, bunt, butt, butt against, cage, catalyst, coerce, compel, compulsion, corral ... meer laten zien.
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