simple past tense and past participle of goad
simple past tense and past participle of grade
compelled forcibly by an outside agency; as, mobs goaded by blind hatred.
Having been smoothed by a grader.
‘a graded road’;
compelled forcibly by an outside agency;
‘mobs goaded by blind hatred’;
Forming a series decreasing or increasing in intensity of a given quality.
ordered by some quantitative ranking; as, Reading tests of graded difficulty.
leveled and drained but not paved; - of roads.
arranged in a sequence of grades or ranks;
‘stratified areas of the distribution’;