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goad
used in The Call of the Wild

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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 warm taste of it in his mouth goaded him to greater fierceness.
    Chapter 3 — The Dominant Primordial Beast (17% in)
goaded = provoked (caused to take action)
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