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Synonyms for goad

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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

References in classic literature ?
Do this, and we will sacrifice twelve heifers that have never yet known the goad, in your temple, if you will have pity upon the town, with the wives and little ones of the Trojans." Thus she prayed, but Pallas Minerva granted not her prayer.
When he has nothing left, must not his desires, crowding in the nest like young ravens, be crying aloud for food; and he, goaded on by them, and especially by love himself, who is in a manner the captain of them, is in a frenzy, and would fain discover whom he can defraud or despoil of his property, in order that he may gratify them?
"I'm extremely honored to be selected for this important project, which will represent the city I love and call home," Goad said.
Rodgers has vigorously defended his players against the accusation they goaded Lewis Ferguson and showed no grace in victory.
"It's clear there was disorder after that, but that was largely on the part of the youths who had gathered to goad the homeless people and cornered you."
In sleepy, economically distressed Oakridge, the game brightens Goad's day.
The common shareholding structures of local UAE banks - many of them are owned by the GoAD or its related entities - renders consolidation a feasible option.
"Accessibility is everyone's common goal in advance, so it doesn't have to be retroactively fixed," said Goad. He is coauthor of Tennessee's "Dyslexia Is Real" law, which requires that teachers receive adequate training to teach students with dyslexia effectively.
A TOUGH guy's taunts after a stranger punched him in the street left him with a painful message The victim, who had a police record for violence and affray, goaded his attacker asking him: "Is that the best you can do?" The reply was another punch in the face which knocked out a tooth and left him with black eyes and needing stitches.
"Much like any other major financial centre, it is often the quickest place to bounce back, especially given the type of industries that call New York City their home, such as financial services, media, marketing and high-end retail, which have recovered better than other sectors," Goad says.
Discussing the new additions to the programme, Mr Goad added: "More than ever, we will be positively encouraging audience participation as this will undoubtedly be key to getting new ideas and perspectives on improving, not just our service but as importantly, how our patients understand the service"
Goad will join in the summer and take on responsibility for internal affairs and strategic communications director, while Naylor will join in September as external communications director.
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."
Dean Goad, with 20 years of experience in the industry, most recently at Stahl, has been Dean Goad hired as the new technical sales representative for the southern territory.
"Hence, we have brought this large water and environment delegation to the Kingdom," said Jeremy Goad, an international business specialist, working for the UK Trade & Investment (UKTI), a UK government agency.