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Definition of Spurred

  • Wearing spurs; furnished with a spur or spurs; having shoots like spurs.
  • Affected with spur, or ergot; as, spurred rye.

How to use spurred in a sentence. Spurred pronunciation.

There was no answer as Harry spurred the charger down the road, but Simpson pocketed a sovereign, with the sage prophecy that things were at last, going the right way.
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In the meantime the Honourable Elisha Jane, spurred on by desperation and thoughts of a 'dolce far niente' gone forever; has sought and cornered Mr. Bascom.
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This was the thought which spurred me to a six months' journey by canoe.
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The wailing of the baby spurred her to action.
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It drove the indignant into the field-it shamed the unwilling into decision-it spurred on the inert and inactive to exertion, and armed the doubtful and the timid with resolution.
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And now was I minded to choke him outright, but, even then, spied a cavalier who spurred his horse against me.
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Presently, as the head of the white line reached a point opposite to where Jane stood, Lassiter spurred his black into a run.
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He looked a rancher; he was booted, spurred, and covered with dust; he carried a gun at his hip, and she remembered that he had been known to use it.
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He spurred Wrangle, and as the horse lengthened his stride Venters slipped cartridges into the magazine of his rifle till it was once again full.
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His quiet mention of the black racers spurred Jane to action.
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Venters spurred Night after him.
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Lassiter's bandaged, blood-stained face turned to her; he shouted encouragement; he looked back down the Pass; he spurred his horse.
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The rider meanwhile sat upon his horse, but evidently in a state of great impatience; he muttered curses between his teeth, spurred the animal furiously, and then reined it in, causing it to rear itself up nearly perpendicular.
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Whereupon, seeing what kind of customer he had to deal with, he dropped his staff and seized the chal with both his hands, who forthwith spurred his horse, hoping, by doing so, either to break away from him or fling him down; but it would not do-the plastramengro held on like a bull-dog, so that the Rommany chal, to escape being hauled to the ground, suddenly flung himself off the saddle, and then happened in that lane, close by the gate, such a struggle between those two-the chal and the runner-as I suppose will never happen again.
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Harper's sent the young man over to Philadelphia, or perhaps he went of his own accord; anyway, he haunted the art-rooms at the Exhibition, and got a lesson there that spurred his genius as it had never been spurred before.
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If you want to see a copy of the catalog you can examine it in the "treasure-room" of most any of the big public libraries; or should you wish to own one, a chance collector in need of funds might be willing to disengage himself from a copy for some such trifle as twenty-five dollars or so. Whistler's book, "The Gentle Art," contains just one good thing, although the touch of genius is revealed in the title, which is as follows: "The Gentle Art of Making Enemies, as pleasingly exemplified in many instances wherein the serious ones of this earth, carefully exasperated, have been prettily spurred on to unseemliness and indiscretion, while overcome by an undue sense of right.
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No; I have business elsewhere," was the curt answer, as the fellow wheeled and spurred off on a gallop.
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They saluted, and Vesey spurred his pony to a gallop, passing up the ridge and joining his friends to report, while Hawkridge was admitted through the door, which was immediately closed and secured behind him.
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Tang-a-Dahit spurred his horse on.
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But as the kris flew the youth spurred his horse out of the ranks and down upon the murderer, who sprang back into the Bazaar.
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Examples of Spurred

Example #1
The watchful Hugh Johnstone was already in waiting, on this very morning, at the East Indian station in Calcutta, with a sumptuous carriage; for a telegram had warned him that the woman whom he dreaded, and had secretly doomed, was fast approaching.
Example #2
When Simpson escorted the happy Captain to the opened carriage gate, he threw up his wrinkled hand in salute.
Example #3
For God's sake, Brush," cries the Honourable Elisha, "hasn't this thing gone far enough?
Example #4
Mr. Watling climbs up on the platform and shakes his fist in General Doby's face, and General Doby tearfully appeals for an honest ballot-to the winds.
Example #5
And I found what I went in search of, but found, also, abundant and better rewards that were not in mind, even as Saul, the son of Kish, went seeking asses and found for himself a crown and a great kingdom.
Example #6
Only we must seek it all, not in the West, but in the far North-west; and for "Missouri and Mississippi" read "Peace and Mackenzie Rivers," those noble streams that northward roll their mile-wide turbid floods a thousand leagues to the silent Arctic Sea.