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Sample sentences for the GRE study word goad

goad can be used as a verb
goad can be used as a noun

1.Is that temptation that doth goad us o. - from The Complete Works of William Shakespeare by William Shakespeare
2."Now, wolf," said he, "afore I kill you like any other beast,--which is wot I mean to do and wot I have tied you up for,--I'll have a good look at you and a good goad at you. - from Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
3.O blind lust O foolish wrath who so dost goad us on In the brief life, and in the eternal then Thus miserably o'erwhelm us. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
4.And after him was Shamgar the son of Anath, which slew of the Philistines six hundred men with an ox goad and he also delivered Israel. - from The King James Bible
5.Where all time seemed to me a blessed mockery of moments, where necessity was freedom itself, which played happily with the goad of freedom-. - from Thus Spake Zarathustra by Friedrich Nietzsche
6.There is, I feel in the words, some goad of the flesh driving him into a new passion, a darker shadow of the first, darkening even his own understanding of himself. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
7.Remorseful goads Shot sudden through me. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
8.Such goads The slow and loit'ring need that they be found Not wanting, when their hour of watch returns.. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
9.Huuh Hark Huuh Parallax stalks behind and goads them, the lancinating lightnings of whose brow are scorpions. - from Ulysses by James Joyce
10.And also the soul which is under a tyrant I am speaking of the soul taken as a whole is least capable of doing what she desires there is a gadfly which goads her, and she is full of trouble and remors. - from The Republic by Plato
11."Son," thus spake the courteous guide, "Those, who die subject to the wrath of God, All here together come from every clime, And to o'erpass the river are not loth For so heaven's justice goads them on, that fear Is turn'd into desire. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri
12.Bet ne'er the Furies or of Thebes or Troy With such fell cruelty were seen, their goads Infixing in the limbs of man or beast, As now two pale and naked ghost I saw That gnarling wildly scamper'd, like the swine Excluded from his stye. - from The Divine Comedy, Complete by Dante Alighieri

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