overurge

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

over- +‎ urge

Verb[edit]

overurge (third-person singular simple present overurges, present participle overurging, simple past and past participle overurged)

  1. (transitive) To urge excessively.
    • Mark Twain
      He didn't overurge the compliment.
    • 1927, The National Druggist (volume 57, page 261)
      The salespeople often overurge the buying of certain supplies and goods, and when the customer reaches home, dissatisfaction or a realization that the purchase was unnecessary, prompts return.