goad[ gohd ]SEE DEFINITION OF goad
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR GOAD
The contempt he did not trouble to dissemble served but to goad them on.
Nothing could have been better calculated to goad him to extremity.
It was like a goad to the painted, shiny-eyed harridan on the sofa.
But the spur, though it pricked, did not goad him into any action.
Time rules in those glades, Time with his whip and goad, and there is no peace.
Do you think you can goad a man to desperation and leave him as cool as when you began?
The boss thrust the goad into the hand of the bashful fellow.
Ayrton, goad in hand, stood waiting the orders of this new master.
But he felt, you know—the urge, the goad, of his own career.
If there was any one thing which could goad him to further action it was this picture.
MORE RELATED WORDS FOR GOAD
- bite one's nails
- concern oneself
- feel uneasy
- gnaw at
- go for
- have qualms
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- take on