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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Incited, especially deliberately, to anger.

Usage examples (30)
  • Verb (used with object), : The mishap provoked a hearty laugh. ,What could have provoked such an incident?
  • But France… Even the word provoked opposing currents of excitement and dread.
  • The sound of the name provoked him to new pleasure.
  • The sage reproof of Baldwin provoked him to exclaim, in his barbarous idiom, for more
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