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 for Urged
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Urge \Urge\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Urged; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Urging.] [L. urgere; akin to E. wreak. See Wreak, v. t.]
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     1. To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
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              Through the thick deserts headlong urged his flight.
                                                    --Pope.
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     2. To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives,
        arguments, persuasion, or importunity.
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              My brother never
              Did urge me in his act; I did inquire it. --Shak.
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     3. To provoke; to exasperate. [R.]
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              Urge not my father's anger.           --Shak.
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     4. To press hard upon; to follow closely
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              Heir urges heir, like wave impelling wave. --Pope.
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     5. To present in an urgent manner; to press upon attention;
        to insist upon; as, to urge an argument; to urge the
        necessity of a case.
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     6. To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent
        measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.
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     Syn: To animate; incite; impel; instigate; stimulate;
          encourage.
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