Compel and Spur

Compel

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Compel verb – To cause (a person) to give in to pressure.
Spur and compel are semantically related in motivate topic. In some cases you can use "Spur" instead a verb "Compel".
Nearby Words: compelling, compelled
Synonyms for Compel

Spur

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Spur verb – To urge or push forward with or as if with a pointed object.
Compel and spur are semantically related in motivate topic. Sometimes you can use "Compel" instead a verb "Spur".
Nearby Words: spurn, spurt, spurred, spurring
Synonyms for Spur

Common collocations

men compel men spur men
development compel development spur development
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