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synonyms for goaded

  • coerce
  • harass
  • hound
  • prod
  • provoke
  • tease
  • animate
  • annoy
  • arouse
  • bully
  • drive
  • encourage
  • excite
  • exhort
  • force
  • goose
  • impel
  • inspirit
  • instigate
  • irritate
  • lash
  • move
  • needle
  • press
  • prick
  • prompt
  • propel
  • push
  • rowel
  • sic
  • sound
  • spark
  • spur
  • stimulate
  • sting
  • thrust
  • trigger
  • urge
  • whip
  • worry
  • fire up
  • key up
  • put up to
  • turn on
  • work up

antonyms for goaded

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  • leave alone
  • aid
  • block
  • bore
  • calm
  • check
  • deaden
  • depress
  • discourage
  • dissuade
  • halt
  • lull
  • please
  • praise
  • prevent
  • pull
  • quiet
  • repress
  • soothe
  • stop
  • suppress
  • surrender
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How to use goaded in a sentence

Suddenly the Elephant trumpeted aloud as though men had goaded him.
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“I submit,” said the prisoner, yielding to his earnest manner, and goaded by his fears that were thus awakened anew.
THE SPYJ. FENIMORE COOPER
Iftikhar's men vainly strove to keep pace with their leader; one after another goaded, dashed forward, dropped from the chase.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
Goaded to desperation by his villainous servant, Herbert Murray turned upon the traitor and hurled him down the gravel pit.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
Susannah, goaded into direct speech by what seemed to her his wilful slowness, answered with the blood still hotter in her cheeks.
THE RAKE'S PROGRESSMARJORIE BOWEN
The pasha, goaded to madness by Jack's words and defiant manner, drew his pistol and discharged it pointblank at our hero.
JACK HARKAWAY'S BOY TINKER AMONG THE TURKSBRACEBRIDGE HEMYNG
But having goaded himself to making a third attempt, he at length plucked up courage to mention the proposed gifts.
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At last he may be goaded and driven to a sort of desperate resistance.
FRANK MERRIWELL'S PURSUITBURT L. STANDISH
But the imp of caprice had not quite deserted her, and now he goaded her on to her own downfall.
THE DIAMOND COTERIELAWRENCE L. LYNCH
Another moment, and Mr. Thornton might be smitten down,—he whom she had urged and goaded to come to this perilous place.
NORTH AND SOUTHELIZABETH CLEGHORN GASKELL
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