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goad
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Oliver Twist
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  • CHAPTER VI OLIVER, BEING GOADED BY THE TAUNTS OF NOAH, ROUSES INTO ACTION, AND RATHER ASTONISHES HIM The month’s trial over, Oliver was formally apprenticed.
  • ’I shall do you a mischief!’ interposed the Jew, goaded by these reproaches; ’a mischief worse than that, if you say much more!’
  • Goaded by shame and dishonour he fled with his children into a remote corner of Wales, changing his very name that his friends might never know of his retreat; and here, no great while afterwards, he was found dead in his bed.

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

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