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noun 
  1. A strong desire; an itch to do something.
verb (urg, ing)
  1. (transitive) To press; to push; to drive; to impel; to force onward.
  2. (transitive) To press the mind or will of; to ply with motives, arguments, persuade, persuasion, or importunity.
  3. (transitive) To provoke; to exasperate.
  4. (transitive) To present in an urgent manner; to insist upon.
  5. (transitive) (obsolete): To treat with forcible means; to take severe or violent measures with; as, to urge an ore with intense heat.
  6. (transitive) To press onward or forward.
  7. (transitive) To be pressing in argument; to insist; to persist.
Etymology: Latin urgere. Cognate with Old English wrecan (English wreak).


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