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Wordnet 3.0

NOUN (1)

1. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something;
- Example: "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
[syn: goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Prod \Prod\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Prodded; p. pr. & vb. n. Prodding.] To thrust some pointed instrument into; to prick with something sharp; as, to prod a soldier with a bayonet; to prod oxen; hence, to goad, to incite, to worry; as, to prod a student. --H. Taylor. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

prodding n 1: a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves" [syn: goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring]




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