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goad
used in The Bluest Eye

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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
  • Their goading glances and private snickers at her way of talking (saying "chil'ren") and dressing developed in her a desire for new clothes.
    4 — Spring (22% in)

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