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Meaning of “goad” - Learner’s Dictionary

goad

verb [T]     /ɡəʊd/
to make someone angry or annoyed so that they react in the way that you want: [+ into + doing sth] They tried to goad us into attacking the police.Urging and persuadingCausing somebody to actCausing feelings of anger and displeasure
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