Goading
Goad Goad, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Goaded}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Goading}.] To prick; to drive with a goad; hence, to urge forward, or to rouse by anything pungent, severe, irritating, or inflaming; to stimulate. [1913 Webster]

That temptation that doth goad us on. --Shak.

Syn: To urge; stimulate; excite; arouse; irritate; incite; instigate. [1913 Webster]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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