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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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On Saturday morning, Goad will stand before the Oakridge High School graduates and their families in the school gymnasium and present scholarships of $600 each to four members of the class of 2017.
Goad said some students are visibly excited to use a digital note taker that works with a computer or smartphone, rather than a live person to take notes for them.
Goad notes that "for city dwellers there tends to be a longer-hours culture and a lot of socialising after work, but there are certainly many commuters who start work earlier and leave earlier, since their journeys to the central business district on Manhattan Island can last up to two hours.
Mr Goad said: "The Homebuy management team and staff have collectively been working hard to maintain what we have always known to be an excellent business and deliver this deal.
At the Highway 264 and Goad Springs Road location, the Makahiki Beach water park was planned to be a $12 million, 17-acre project.
If you notice, the message is simple, and we really want the product to be the focus and not to detract from this with a lot of copy," said Goad.
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.
Goad of the National Optical Astronomy Observatories in Tucson, Ariz.
Goad is a professional geologist with nearly 30 years of experience in the mining and exploration industries on a global basis.
FA steps in over Huddersfield Town fans' attack on West Brom's James McClean: McClean branded fans 'cowards' after he was pelted with missiles Had he been sent off as he should have been he wouldn't have had the chance to goad fans and it would never have happened.
NBAD's close relationship with the GoAD allows it to enjoy considerable government-related businesses and public-sector deposits.
Rink scores against Surrey: Roy Cook, Brian Hunt, Richard Gaunt, Gareth Willcock (21-25), Collin Baldwin, Arnold Goad, Alan Evans, Mike Gilks (19-23), Brian Lindley, Dennis Ward, George Paris, Rob Maries (15-24), Ken Tredgold Mike Brayne, Roger Eaton, Roy Swift, (11-27), Bill Mather, Stewart Barton, Tony Dunne, Phil Green (10-29), Graham O'Donohue, Dennis Wilkinson, David Goodman, Dave Cooke (19-13).
This angered c-store leaders, who claimed the inquiry team was ultimately swayed by an Experian Goad survey, which showed that when a supermarket entered a local area, numbers of c-stores actually increased slightly.