urge (v.) Old form(s): vrg'd , vrge
bring forward, advocate, represent
AC II.ii.50[Antony to Caesar] My brother never / Did urge me in his act [i.e.use my name as a reason for his wars]
Cor V.i.10[Cominius to Menenius, of Coriolanus] I urged our old acquaintance
MV I.i.144[Bassanio to Antonio] I urge this childhood proof / Because what follows is pure innocence
Tim III.ii.42[Servilius to Lucius, of Timon] If his occasion were not virtuous, / I should not urge it half so faithfully
Ven.787[Adonis to Venus] What have you urged that I cannot reprove?
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