"goaded" in the verb sense
1. spur, goad
give heart or courage to
urge with or as if with a goad
3. goad, prick
stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
4. needle, goad
annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism
"He needled her with his sarcastic remarks"
"goaded" in the adjective sense
1. driven, goaded
compelled forcibly by an outside agency
"mobs goaded by blind hatred"
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