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goat

noun

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(Entry 1 of 2)

a person or thing taking the blame for others
  • an unhappy childhood was the goat he used to rationalize every failure and shortcoming

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go at

phrase

Synonyms & Antonyms of go at (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to take sudden, violent action against
  • He went at his opponent with such fervor, the fight was practically over before it began.

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2 to start work on energetically
  • She went at that project with such enthusiasm, you could tell it was a labor of love.

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The first known use of goat was before the 12th century

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“Goat.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/goat. Accessed 23 Jun. 2021.

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