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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Tending to bring about. Inciting; Stimulating.

Usage examples (5)
  • It is a fascinating and provocative thought that a body of water deserves to be considered as an organism in its own right.
  • Georgian calls for international police 'provocative' - Karasin
  • Almost the first time that we met he told me that the dress I wore was 'provocative' -- 'a lure of
  • Georgian calls for international police 'provocative' - Karasin Georgian calls for international police 'provocative' - Karasin Facebook for more
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