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 Meanings and Examples of GOAD
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 v.  urge with a long pointed stick; give heart or courage to
Classic Sentence: (20 in 2 pages)
1  Something was driving him, driving him with a cruel goad, but she did not understand what it was.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXI
2  But all these things went down before the merciless coldness of her mind and the goad of desperation.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
3  Her soft nature recoiled from this ordeal, which had none of the stimulus of conflict to goad her through it.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton
Get Context   In BOOK 1: Chapter 13
4  Thus, amid woods and wild beasts' solitary places, does Allecto goad the queen with the encircling Bacchic madness.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK SEVENTH
5  Every age wears iron, and we goad the flanks of our oxen with reversed spear; nor does creeping old age weaken our strength of spirit or abate our force.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
6  She knew he was laughing and the thought goaded her.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIII
7  No, she did not want to sell but, goaded by the thought that Rhett had exposed her to Ashley in so truthful and so unflattering a light, she had made up her mind instantly.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER LVII
8  While goaded incessantly by these revengeful impulses that in a savage seldom slumber, the chief was still attentive to his more permanent personal interests.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 27
9  Thus I used to think, and thus I used to speak to myself; goaded almost to madness at one moment, and at the next reconciling myself to my wretched lot.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick Douglass
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
10  Every plunge of the excited horse brought it against the horns again, and goaded it to fresh madness.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle
11  Lashing their tails, blobbed like pokers, they tossed their heads high, plunged and bellowed, as if Eros had planted his dart in their flanks and goaded them to fury.
Between the Acts By Virginia Woolf
Get Context   In Unit 9
12  His presentiments were realized, as we shall see, and his uneasy forebodings had goaded him pale and trembling to the gate under the chestnut-trees.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 73. The Promise.
13  He dashed his head against the knotted trunk; and, lifting up his eyes, howled, not like a man, but like a savage beast being goaded to death with knives and spears.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
14  On this Mars armipotent raised the spirit and strength of the Latins, and goaded their hearts to rage, and sent Flight and dark Fear among the Teucrians.
The Aeneid By Virgil
Get Context   In BOOK NINTH
15  I might have been an unfortunate little bull in a Spanish arena, I got so smartingly touched up by these moral goads.
Great Expectations By Charles Dickens
Get Context   In Chapter IV
Example Sentence:
1  His friends goad him until he yields to their wishes.
2  He wondered if the psychiatrist was trying to goad him into some unguarded response.
3  They goaded him on to break the window.
4  He finally goaded her into answering his question.