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Word: goad

Definition: urge on; drive with a goad; cause (someone) to do something by continued annoyance; Ex. They goaded him into doing it by saying he was a coward; N: sharp-pointed stick for driving cattle; stimulus; CF. annoy continually


Sentences Containing 'goad'

After hearing Goad's defence the company decided on 13 April 1681 that he was 'popishly and erroneously affected.'
An example is Sean Avery, who is renowned in his ability to goad opponents into taking penalties as well as making other fundamental mistakes.
Anthony Wood's brother Christopher went daily to school with Goad in 1649, and Wood himself received instruction from him.
Debra "Debbie" Goad (February 13, 1954 – July 20, 2000) was assistant editor of the magazine "ANSWER Me!".
Goad died on 28 October 1689, and was buried near the graves of his relations in the church of Great St.
Goad was the son of John Goad of Bishopsgate Street, London, and was born in St.
Goad's friends protested against his dismissal as the work of a factious party.
He purportedly sits in a skybox (situated between the two audience sections) and makes an offer, via telephone, to Corbett (his voice is never heard, except by Corbett himself) to buy the contestant's case based primarily on the mean of the cash amounts still in play, but also on the stage of the game (early offers tend to be far lower than the mean, perhaps to goad the contestant into continuing play) as well as the player's psychology.
Her husband, Jim Goad, was the magazine's primary writer and editor.
Her mother had reportedly also died from the same disease and Goad reportedly wished to be cremated, but her brother, Dr. Mitchell Rosalie, a physician from New York City, was reportedly unable to locate her will and she was interred next to their mother's grave.
His principal opponent was John Owen, who succeeded in obtaining Goad's place for his nephew, John Hartcliffe.
John Goad (1616-1689) was head-master of Merchant Taylors' School in London.
Rather than provide him with answers, they goad him into answering his own questions, that Aurora is the only Queen capable of stealing the Summer Knight's mantle, and therefore one of his killers.
Sato relentlessly tries to goad Miyagi into a fight, but after Miyagi saves Sato from death during a typhoon, Sato renounces his hate and the two make peace.
She also contributed to the zine "Temp Slave!" Jim and Debbie Goad divorced around the same time she was diagnosed with ovarian cancer.
The latter two or three times attempted to ask where they were taking him to and what they wanted, but the instant he began to open his lips they threatened to close them with the points of their lances; and Sancho fared the same way, for the moment he seemed about to speak one of those on foot punched him with a goad, and Dapple likewise, as if he too wanted to talk.
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