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Noun: spurring  spur-(r)ing
  1. Anything that inspires, motivates or drives you to do something
    "the ceaseless spurring got on his nerves";
    - goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur
Verb: spur (spurred,spurring)  spur
  1. Incite or stimulate
    "The Academy was formed to spur research"
  2. Give heart or courage to
    - goad
  3. Strike with a spur
  4. Goad with spurs
    "the rider spurred his horse"
  5. Equip with spurs
    "spur horses"

Derived forms: spurrings

Type of: advance, boost, encourage, encouragement, equip, fit, fit out, further, goad, outfit, promote, strike

Encyclopedia: Spur, Texas