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Similar words: spurn · spurt · slur · sour · spar · spud · spare · spark · spear · sperm
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spur

1. noun SPOR in equitation2. noun BOT, HORT on plant3. noun ZOOL on back of leg4. noun stimulus, incentive5. noun TRANSP of railway etc6. noun GEOG ridge, hill 7. verb stimulate8. verb use spurs on horse etc
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1 noun SPOR in equitationspor  c m u 2 BOT, HORT noun on plantspor  c m u
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3 noun ZOOL on back of legspor  c m u 4 noun stimulus, incentivespreagadh mascgríosú masc  c m uthe threat was meant as a spur ba le daoine a ghríosú a rinneadh an bhagairtit's a spur for companies to recycle spreagann sé comhlachtaí le bheith ag athchúrsáil 5 noun TRANSP of railway etccraobhlíne fem  c m uspur route sporbhealach 6 noun GEOG ridge, hill speirinterlocking spur speir chomhthrasnach 7 verb stimulate TRANSITIVEspreag verb  c m ugríosaigh verb  c m uit might spur her to start again b'fhéidir go spreagfadh sé í le tosú aríshis words spurred me on spreag a chuid focal mé, thug a chuid focal ugach domthe vaccine spurs the immune system spreagann an vacsaín an córas imdhíonachtait certainly spurred sales is cinnte gur chuir sé borradh faoin díolachán 8 verb use spurs on horse etc TRANSITIVEspor verb  c m una spoir a thabhairt do
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on the spur of the moment

ar ala na huaireshe thought it up on the spur of the moment tháinig sé chuici as maoil a conláin

to win your spurs

(also

to earn your spurs

) do mhianach a léiriúdo cháil a bhaint