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goad
used in Oliver Twist

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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
  • OLIVER, BEING GOADED BY THE TAUNTS OF NOAH, ROUSES INTO ACTION, AND RATHER ASTONISHES HIM
    Chapter 6 — Oliver, Being Goaded by the Taunts of Noah, Rouses into Action.... (0% in)
  • 'I shall do you a mischief!' interposed the Jew, goaded by these reproaches; 'a mischief worse than that, if you say much more!'
    Chapter 16 — Relates What Became of Oliver Twist, After he had been.... (89% in)
  • 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.
    Chapter 51 — Affording an Explanation of More Mysteries than One.... (43% in)

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