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goading

verb
present participle of goad

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1 to try to persuade (someone) through earnest appeals to follow a course of action
  • tried to goad me into auditioning for the play

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2 to urge or push forward with or as if with a pointed object
  • goading the horse forward into the stall

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goading

goads

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“Goading.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/goading. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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