goad-v; 1 Senses

Sense Number 1: urge, provoke to action with criticism

Commentary: Syntax includes: NP1 GOAD NP2 PP{into [proposition]}

A red kangaroo is goaded into fighting a human clown.
He 'lost it' when she goaded him after the couple had sex in the woods.
She questions his manhood until she goads him into doing the deed.
How she goads and never spares him!
She goads Macbeth on by calling him less than a man.
she goads her brothers into shocking themselves on an electric fence.

VerbNet: force-59
FrameNet: np
PropBank: goad.01
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3, 4