goad - definition and synonyms

verb [transitive] 

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/ɡəʊd/
present tense
I/you/we/theygoad
he/she/itgoads
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.

phrasal verbs