goad

  1. a pointed instrument used to prod into motion
  2. a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something

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goad

something urging a person to action 
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goad

[n] - a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something 2. [v] - urge with or as if with a goad 3. [v] - prod or urge as if with a log stick
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Goad

Goad noun [ Anglo-Saxon gād ; perhaps akin to Anglo-Saxon gār a dart, and English gore . See Gore , transitive verb ] A pointed instrument used to urge on a beast; hence, any necessity that urges or stimulates. « The daily goa...
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Goad

Goad transitive verb [ imperfect & past participle Goaded ; present participle & verbal noun Goading .] To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate....
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goad

goading noun a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something; `the ceaseless prodding got on his nerves`
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Goad

• (v. t.) A pointed instrument used to urge on a beast; hence, any necessity that urges or stimulates. • (v. t.) To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate.
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goad

a traditional unit of distance sometimes used in measuring cloth. One goad is equal to 54 inches or 1.5 yards (1.3716 meters). A goad was originally a spear; later it was a pointed rod used for prodding animals to get a move on. The unit must have originated as the length of such an instrument.
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Goad

A goad is a sharp pointed stick used for driving cattle.
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Goad

The goad is a traditional farming implement, used to spur or guide lifestock, usually oxen, which are pulling a plough or a cart; used also to round up cattle. It is a type of a long stick with a pointed end, also known as the cattle prod. Though many people are unfamiliar with them today, goads have been common throughout the world. Goads in vari...
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goad

provoke as by constant criticism
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goad

stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
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