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prod

prod - Dictionary definition and meaning for word prod

Definition
(noun) a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something
Synonyms : goad , goading , prodding , spur , spurring , urging
Example Sentence
  • the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves

Definition
(noun) a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
Synonyms : goad

Definition
(verb) to push against gently
Synonyms : nudge , poke at
Example Sentence
  • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant

Definition
(verb) urge on; cause to act
Synonyms : egg on , incite
Example Sentence
  • The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window

Definition
(verb) poke or thrust abruptly
Synonyms : dig , jab , poke , stab
Example Sentence
  • he jabbed his finger into her ribs

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for prod

sounds like "rod". stir up with rod, poke with a rod etc.
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by cp.jethani

to PRODuce something you'll have to PROD i.e. goad or urge someone or something.
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by adyaener

projecting instrument
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by rahu_gai

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