verb (used with object)
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Origin of goad
OTHER WORDS FROM goadgoadlike, adjectiveun·goad·ed, adjective
Example sentences from the Web for goad
They will be on hand to essentially coach contestants along, goading their best performance(s) out of them.Inside ‘The Sex Factor’: Where 16 Men and Women Vie For Porn Immortality|Aurora Snow|November 22, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Indeed, they may play important roles in goading the men to action.The Terrorist Tipping Point: What Pushed the Tsarnaev Brothers to Violence?|Christopher Dickey|April 23, 2013|DAILY BEAST
Which is precisely why Obama is goading the Republicans to do it.
The threats may be goading Iran to pour greater effort into its nuclear program, to rush toward creating a weapon more quickly.
You are saved from a grilling, goading, or grounding for some overtly selfish actions.
He 'd like to be fighting the shepherds' dogs, wicked as they are, or goading their mad cattle till they turn on him.Gerald Fitzgerald|Charles James Lever
As this goading of the worm that never dies was felt, she arose and signified to Hurry, that she had no more to communicate.The Deerslayer|James Fenimore Cooper
He had used all the shells in his rifle and now with hand and spur was goading his horse.The U.P. Trail|Zane Grey
The taunting voice was always in the boss's ears, goading him to blind fury.The Promise|James B. Hendryx
There was a goading note in her voice that touched the unbearable.The Rake's Progress|Marjorie Bowen