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Synonyms of nudge in English:


  • 1 he nudged Ben in the ribs
    poke, elbow, dig, prod, jog, jab, butt
  • 2 the canoe nudged a bank of reeds
    touch, bump (against), push (against), run into
  • 3 enthusiastic reviewers have been known to nudge recalcitrant publishers into action
    prompt, encourage, coax, stimulate, prod, jog
  • 4 unemployment was nudging 3 million
    approach, come/get close to, be verging on, border on, near
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  • 1 Maggie gave him a nudge
    poke, dig in the ribs, dig, prod, jog, jab, butt, push
  • 2 after a little nudge from me, she remembered Lilian
    reminder, prompt, prompting, push, prod, encouragement
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