Noun(1) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something(2) a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
Verb(1) to push against gently(2) urge on; cause to act(3) poke or thrust abruptly
(1) he'll need a little prod to get back to the task at hand(2) I resisted the urge to prod a response from her but, shortly after I snapped the light off, a heavy thump came at the foot of the bed and she snuggled up against my feet.(3) They advise and prod Orestes, Pylades, and Electra along, urging them to seek out revenge for Agamemnon's death.(4) A freshly-prepared, dark mint chocolate souffle deflates wonderfully with the first prod from my partner, lusciously paired with bountiful coconut ice cream encased in a fortune cookie.(5) you need a gentle prod to remind you that life is only what you make it(6) Hunger was found to be an effective prod to ensure that workers - men, women and children from the age of six upwards - made it to the mill on time.(7) he gave the wire netting an experimental prod(8) So it is imperative for all of us, in one way or another, to prod and encourage both partners to sit down.(9) He touched her with the prod and an electric current shot through her.(10) he has been trying to prod the White House into launching an antipoverty program(11) It's very hard for them to move into that area now and try to assert authority and so the pressure is coming by this disclosure to try to prod the Pakistani military into moving in there.(12) Health bosses are giving retailers an informal prod to sort out the problem themselves, but if stores fail to take action, officers have the power to seize products - and even prosecute.(13) The electric prod can be used in rodeos by approved people, however the electric prod should be used with certain restrictions.(14) The main caveat here is to refrain from using hypnosis to prod a reluctant client/patient into this type of therapy.(15) Then again, that threat could act as a prod to keep the Americans in line.(16) What is fast becoming the biggest prod to change is the faceless mass of investors pumping billions of dollars into companies.
1. poke ::
2. stimulus ::
3. goad ::
5. poke ::
6. spur ::
7. stab ::
8. poke at ::
9. egg on ::
Different Formsprod, prods
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