urge (v.) 4
bring forward, advocate, represent
AC II.ii.50 [Antony to Caesar] My brother never / Did urge me in his act [i.e.use my name as a reason for his wars]
Cor V.i.10 [Cominius to Menenius, of Coriolanus] I urged our old acquaintance
MV I.i.144 [Bassanio to Antonio] I urge this childhood proof / Because what follows is pure innocence
Tim III.ii.42 [Servilius to Lucius, of Timon] If his occasion were not virtuous, / I should not urge it half so faithfully
Ven 787 [Adonis to Venus] What have you urged that I cannot reprove?