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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Goad  \Goad\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Goaded};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Goading}.] 
  To  prick;  to  drive  with  a  goad;  hence  to  urge  forward,  or  to 
  rouse  by  anything  pungent,  severe,  irritating,  or  inflaming; 
  to  stimulate. 
 
  That  temptation  that  doth  goad  us  on  --Shak. 
 
  Syn:  To  urge;  stimulate;  excite;  arouse;  irritate;  incite; 
  instigate. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  goading 
  n  :  a  verbalization  that  encourages  you  to  attempt  something 
  [syn:  {goad},  {prod},  {prodding},  {urging},  {spur},  {spurring}] 




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