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Adjective: goaded  gow-did
  1. Compelled forcibly by an outside agency
    "mobs goaded by blind hatred";
    - driven
Verb: goad  gowd
  1. Give heart or courage to
    - spur
  2. Urge with or as if with a goad
  3. Stab or urge on as if with a pointed stick
    - prick
  4. Annoy or provoke, as by constant criticism
    "He goaded her with his sarcastic remarks";
    - needle

See also: involuntary, nonvoluntary, unvoluntary

Type of: beset, chevvy [non-standard], chevy, chivvy, chivy, egg, egg on, encourage, harass, harry, hassle [informal], incite, jab, molest, plague, prod, provoke, stab

Encyclopedia: Goad, Paul