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Portuguese translation of “goad”

goad

verb   /ɡəʊd/
to make someone angry or annoyed so that they react in the way that you want
instar, incitar, provocar
They tried to goad us into attacking the police .
(Definition of goad verb from the Cambridge English-Portuguese Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)

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