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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

Quality serving or tending to excite or stimulate.

Usage examples (30)
  • It has nothing to do with provocativeness or any fault.
  • Other examples of filtering: Eudora had a red-pepper scale of the provocativeness of an email.
  • At issue is whether the ad's obvious provocativeness eclipses or enhances its fundamental message.
  • Resistances manifest by clowning, lateness, provocativeness, and defiance of the leader are typical. for more
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