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goad

synonym (synonym of goad)

  • (noun.artifact)
    a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    give heart or courage to (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    goad or provoke,as by constant criticism (verb.communication)
     

hypernym (goad IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (noun.artifact)
    an instrumentality invented for a particular purpose (noun.artifact)
     
  • a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
    the expression of approval and support (noun.communication)
     
  • give heart or courage to (verb.emotion)
    inspire with confidence; give hope or courage to (verb.emotion)
     
  • goad or provoke,as by constant criticism (verb.communication)
    annoy continually or chronically (verb.emotion)
     
  • stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick (verb.contact)
    stab or pierce (verb.contact)
     
  • urge with or as if with a goad (verb.contact)
    urge on; cause to act (verb.contact)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF goad relation)

  • a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (noun.artifact)
    an elephant goad with a sharp spike and a hook (noun.artifact)
     
  • (noun.artifact)
    a sharp prod fixed to a rider's heel and used to urge a horse onward (noun.artifact)
     
  • urge with or as if with a goad (verb.contact)
    goad with spurs (verb.contact)
     

derivation (.... is derived from goad)

  • a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (noun.artifact)
    poke or thrust abruptly (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    to push against gently (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    urge with or as if with a goad (verb.contact)
     
  • a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
    force or impel in an indicated direction (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    goad or provoke,as by constant criticism (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.contact)
    urge on; cause to act (verb.contact)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    give heart or courage to (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.social)
    incite or stimulate (verb.social)
     
  • goad or provoke,as by constant criticism (verb.communication)
    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
     
  • stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick (verb.contact)
    a pointed instrument that is used to prod into a state of motion (noun.artifact)
     
  • urge with or as if with a goad (verb.contact)
    a verbalization that encourages you to attempt something (noun.communication)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym derivation prod goading spur prick needle device encouragement beset chevvy jab stab ankus gad spur dig jab nudge poke at prick exhort

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