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used in Milkweed

2 uses
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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
  • She liked to goad me into chasing her.
    Chapter 25 — Summer (34% in)
goad = tease or provoke (into doing something)
  • I didn't have to be goaded the time she leaned out of the window above me and dropped a raw turnip on my head.
    Chapter 25 — Summer (37% in)

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