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goad
used in The Grapes of Wrath

2 uses
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Definition
to a human:  to provoke or encourage someone to do something — usually something bad and often provoking in an annoying manner

to an animal:  to prod with a pointed stick to make it move
  • The fields goaded him, and the company ditches with good water flowing were a goad to him.
    Chapter 19 (41% in)
  • The fields goaded him, and the company ditches with good water flowing were a goad to him.
    Chapter 19 (41% in)

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