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goad
used in Jane Eyre

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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
  • Oh, that fear of his self-abandonment — far worse than my abandonment — how it goaded me!
    Chapter 27 (97% in)
goaded = provoked (caused to take action)
There are no more uses of "goad" in Jane Eyre.

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