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goad
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Middlemarch
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  • (This is what I am thinking of; and that is what I might have been thinking of," was the bitter incessant murmur within him, making every difficulty a double goad to impatience.

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  • She goaded him into an argument.
  • She tried to goad the candidate into saying something extreme.

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