A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

URGE

Mon, 26 Sep '22
Compulsive feeling
Wed, 10 Aug '22
Hankering
Fri, 24 Jun '22
Itch
Mon, 30 May '22
Strongly suggest
Tue, 26 Apr '22
Prod
Sun, 17 Oct '21
The munchies, e.g.
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Drive
Mon, 26 Apr '21
Push to do something
Sat, 13 Mar '21
Prod
Wed, 3 Mar '21
Push
Sat, 13 Feb '21
Something an ascetic might fight