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    prod - Dictionary definition and meaning for word prod

    (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
    (noun) a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
    Synonyms : goad
    (verb) to push against gently
    Synonyms : nudge , poke at
    Example Sentence
    • She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant
    (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
    (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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to PRODuce something you'll have to PROD i.e. goad or urge someone or something.

projecting instrument

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