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Thesaurus / goad

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He had no choice but to take up the goad and to do what he did.
Egypt is like a fair and beautiful heifer: there shall come from the north one that shall goad her.
He called to her, he rallied her; he signalled to Thyrsis to help him—to inspire her, to goad her to new endurance.
LOVE'S PILGRIMAGEUPTON SINCLAIR
The mahout reached down with his silver tipped goad and touched the elephant on the knee.
The mahout, fully awake to the danger, beat the old rascal mightily with his goad.
In his hand he carried a long-handled ox-whip, with a short goad in the butt of it.
EARTH'S ENIGMASCHARLES G. D. ROBERTS
He did not understand that variety of feminine guile which seeks to goad to action one who refuses to be led.
Most girls goad their young men to buy these cigarettes and make collections of the photos.
HYACINTHGEORGE A. BIRMINGHAM
Shamgar, we are told, one of the earliest of the Judges, slew six hundred of them "with an ox-goad."
This they said, thinking to goad the giants on to the labor of bringing the mountain-top to the desired place.
LAOS FOLK-LORE OF FARTHER INDIAKATHERINE NEVILLE FLEESON

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