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spur

Part of speech: Noun

A small wheel with sharp points, worn on the heel of boots to urge on a horse; anything that urges to action; as, the challenge was a spur to his ambition; a mountain ridge running out to the side from a range of mountains; the stiff, sharp spine on a rooster's leg.

Part of speech: Verb

To prick with a spur; excite to action; as, to spur one to greater effort; stimulate; urge.

Part of speech: Verb

To travel with haste; as, to spur rapidly along the road.

Part of speech: Past tense

Spurred.

Part of speech: Past participle

Spurring.

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