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Princeton's WordNet

  1. prod, incite, egg on(verb)

    urge on; cause to act

    "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"


  1. egg on(Verb)

    To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.

  2. Origin: * From eggja, from egg

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  • anstiftenGerman
  • παρακινώGreek
  • pousserFrench
  • eggjaIcelandic
  • provoceren, aanzetten totDutch
  • подбивать, подговаривать, науськивать, подстрекатьRussian

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