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Synonyms for goad

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

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a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

give heart or courage to

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urge with or as if with a goad

stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick

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goad or provoke,as by constant criticism

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Having helped build several of the world's leading healthcare services companies, Fred Goad is one of a few truly visionary leaders in the healthcare industry," said Chuck Witkowski, president and CEO of Hubble Telemedical.
Before joining Zurich, Goad has worked with HSBC, where he had served as head of corporate development for investment banking and asset management divisions, and has held several communications director and strategy roles at HSBC in Hong Kong and London.
Ms Goad said: "You may want to adopt a diamond for yourself, or for a friend or family as a gift or in memory of someone.
The new management team will be led by Mr Goad and Steven Banks, finance director.
He ran a market stall in Plymouth with William Goad, and a shop in Stoke with him where they sold second-hand videos.
Judge William Taylor was told how Goad once boasted of beating his own 'record' of sexually abusing 142 boys in a year.
And it said it has abandoned the park's planned location at Highway 264 and Goad Springs Road.
It is well documented (17 pages of notes), indexed, and contains a goad (16 page) bibliography.
GenBank was actually started by the late physicist Walter Goad of the Los Alamos National Laboratory, who began compiling sequences there in 1979 while initiating efforts to create a national DNA/RNA database.
with a message that translates to our consumer," said Robin Goad, vice president of marketing for Orrefors-Kosta Boda.
WK ceo Rob Pieterse said the deal resulted in "a good home for the company at a goad price," while WK Health ceo Hugh Yarrington said the deal is "an important accomplishment that allows WK to "focus our international health and science assets entirely on the medical markets.
The President made a goad decision in upholding the national forest roadless area policy adapted by the Clinton administration, but later his support seemed tepid as the policy come under attack in the courts (see americanforests.
It also drives home a central theme: All success can at some point be traced to ambition, which the authors say "is both a goal and a goad -- a compulsion to strive for something worth achieving.
While delivering drugs to a fetus is not a crime in Illinois, it does fall under the definition of neglect, giving the state a reason to open a child welfare case, said John Goad, associate deputy director of child protection for Cook County for the Illinois Department of Children and Family Services.
The inmate had alleged that had he completed the programs at the first prison he would have earned good time credits under state law, but the court noted that it was not inevitable that the inmate would actually earn the goad time credits.