Origin of goad
OTHER WORDS FROM goadgoadlike, adjectiveun·goad·ed, adjective
How to use goad in a sentence
It was a text message from a friend—which I had goaded him into sending from across the table purely to delight and amaze.The Smartwatch Revolution, or How the Pebble Changed My Life|Brian Ries|March 21, 2013|DAILY BEAST
He wisely refused to be goaded into an unnecessary Middle East war.Carter in Oscarland: The Rehabilitation of the 39th President|Douglas Brinkley|February 24, 2013|DAILY BEAST
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.Kipling Stories and Poems Every Child Should Know, Book II|Rudyard Kipling
“I submit,” said the prisoner, yielding to his earnest manner, and goaded by his fears that were thus awakened anew.The Spy|J. 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 Turks|Bracebridge 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 Progress|Marjorie Bowen