goad

Noun
  • A pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (synset 104014040)
  • A verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (synset 107267046)
Verb
  • Give heart or courage to (synset 201822802)
  • Urge with or as if with a goad (synset 201243637)
  • Stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick (synset 201243499)
  • Annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism (synset 200853413)

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