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tr.v. prod·ded, prod·ding, prods
1. To jab or poke, as with a pointed object.
2. To goad to action; incite.
1. A pointed object used to prod: a cattle prod.
2. An incitement; a stimulus.
Prodor prod (prŏd)
n. Offensive Slang
Used as a disparaging term for a Protestant.
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1. the act or an instance of poking or jabbing with or as if with a pointed object
2. the act or an instance of rousing or urging to action: She did her chores without prodding..
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|Noun||1.||prodding - a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"|
encouragement - the expression of approval and support
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