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"
To encourage or coax a person to do something, especially something foolhardy or reckless.
Origin: * From eggja, from egg
The numerical value of egg on in Chaldean Numerology is: 5
The numerical value of egg on in Pythagorean Numerology is: 3
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
I did toy with the idea of doing a cook-book. The recipes were to be the routine ones: how to make dry toast, instant coffee, hearts of lettuce and brownies. But as an added attraction, at no extra charge, my idea was to put a fried egg on the cover. I think a lot of people who hate literature but love fried eggs would buy it if the price was right.
When I came back from the hospital in a neck brace with my knees damaged and a large massive egg on my head and a concussion, I wanted to see the car and I was very upset. Quentin and I had an enormous fight, and I accused him of trying to kill me. And he was very angry at that, I guess understandably, because he didn’t feel he had tried to kill me.
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