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Overview of noun goad

The noun goad has 2 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) prod, goad

(a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion)

2. goad, goading, prod, prodding, urging, spur, spurring

(a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; "the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves")


Overview of verb goad

The verb goad has 4 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (1) spur, goad

(give heart or courage to)

2. (1) goad

(urge with or as if with a goad)

3. goad, prick

(stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick)

4. needle, goad

(goad or provoke,as by constant criticism; "He needled her with his sarcastic remarks")

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