goad

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A long, pointed stick used to prod animals
To incite or provoke
To encourage or stimulate
To prod with a goad
{n} a sharp instrument used to drive oxen
{v} to prick with a goad, drive, urge, vex
prod or urge as if with a log stick
To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate
A pointed instrument used to urge on a beast; hence, any necessity that urges or stimulates
a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
{i} device used to urge an animal in a certain direction, prod; something which pokes and prods like a goad; something which urges or drives
{f} tease, drive, urge; cattle-prod, prodding-stick
If you goad someone, you deliberately make them feel angry or irritated, often causing them to react by doing something. He wondered if the psychiatrist was trying to goad him into some unguarded response Charles was always goading me. Goad is also a noun. His opposition acted as a goad to her determination to succeed
a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves" prod or urge as if with a log stick urge with or as if with a goad
goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
prod or urge as if with a log stick urge with or as if with a goad
To prod with a goad; to encourage, stimulate, incite or provoke
give heart or courage to
urge with or as if with a goad
a pointed instrument used to prod into motion
A goad
chivvy
goaded
past of goad
goaded
compelled forcibly by an outside agency; "mobs goaded by blind hatred"
goading
a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves"
goads
third-person singular of goad
goad
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