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verb [transitive]     goad pronunciation in British English
Word Forms
present tense
present participlegoading
past tensegoaded
past participlegoaded
  1. to deliberately make someone feel very angry or upset so that they react
    goad someone into doing something:

    She was finally goaded into losing her temper.

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