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It was a text message from a friend—which I had goaded him into sending from across the table purely to delight and amaze.

He wisely refused to be goaded into an unnecessary Middle East war.

Bill Clinton sanctioned Pakistan for testing the bomb after India goaded it into doing so.

Jessi flirted with Barrett, whom she goaded into humiliating Montgomery at work and online.

What matters is that the world must not be goaded into falling into the trap he is setting for us.

Suddenly the Elephant trumpeted aloud as though men had goaded him.

“I submit,” said the prisoner, yielding to his earnest manner, and goaded by his fears that were thus awakened anew.

Iftikhar's men vainly strove to keep pace with their leader; one after another goaded, dashed forward, dropped from the chase.

Goaded to desperation by his villainous servant, Herbert Murray turned upon the traitor and hurled him down the gravel pit.

Susannah, goaded into direct speech by what seemed to her his wilful slowness, answered with the blood still hotter in her cheeks.


On this page you'll find 67 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to goaded, such as: prod, tease, coerce, harass, hound, and provoke.

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