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goad

verb [T]     /ɡəʊd/ US  /ɡoʊd/
to make a person or an animal react or do something by continuously annoying or upsetting them (不停地)招惹,激怒;刺激;驅使 Will the pressure applied by environmentalists be enough to goad the industrialized nations into using less fossil fuels? 環保主義者們施加的壓力能使工業化國家減少礦物燃料的消耗量麼? He refused to be goaded by their insults. 他對他們的侮辱不屑一顧。 The team were goaded on by their desire to be first to complete the course. 這個隊想要第一個完成航行,這激勵著他們不停地努力。 A group of children were goading (= laughing at or pushing) another child in the school playground. 一群小朋友正在學校操場上嘲弄推撞另外一個孩子。 Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
goad     noun [S]
The thought of exams next week is a great goad to the students to work hard. 想到下周就要考試,學生們便起勁地學習起來。 Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to act
(Definition of goad from the Cambridge English-Chinese (Traditional) Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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