Push - Crossword Clue

Below are possible answers for the crossword clue Push.

EFFORT
GOAD
IMPEL
INCITE
JOSTLE
PROD
SHOVE
URGE
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EFFORT
  1. a notable achievement; "he performed a great feat"; "the book was her finest effort"
  2. use of physical or mental energy; hard work; "he got an A for effort"; "they managed only with great exertion"
  3. earnest and conscientious activity intended to do or accomplish something; "made an effort to cover all the reading material"; "wished him luck in his endeavor"; "she gave it a good try"
  4. a series of actions advancing a principle or tending toward a particular end;
GOAD
  1. stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
  2. urge with or as if with a goad
  3. give heart or courage to
  4. a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
  5. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
  6. goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
IMPEL
  1. urge or force (a person) to an action; constrain or motivate
  2. cause to move forward with force; "Steam propels this ship"
INCITE
  1. provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
  2. urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
  3. give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
JOSTLE
  1. the act of jostling (forcing your way by pushing)
  2. come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"
  3. make one's way by jostling, pushing, or shoving; "We had to jostle our way to the front of the platform"
PROD
  1. a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion
  2. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
  3. urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
  4. to push against gently; "She nudged my elbow when she saw her friend enter the restaurant"
SHOVE
  1. press or force; "Stuff money into an envelope"; "She thrust the letter into his hand"
  2. the act of shoving (giving a push to someone or something); "he gave the door a shove"
  3. push roughly; "the people pushed and shoved to get in line"
  4. come into rough contact with while moving; "The passengers jostled each other in the overcrowded train"
URGE
  1. a strong restless desire; "why this urge to travel?"
  2. an instinctive motive; "profound religious impulses"
  3. force or impel in an indicated direction; "I urged him to finish his studies"
  4. spur on or encourage especially by cheers and shouts; "The crowd cheered the demonstrating strikers"
  5. push for something; "The travel agent recommended strongly that we not travel on Thanksgiving Day"
Clue Database Last Updated: 24/04/2018 9:00am

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