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Synonyms for PROVOKE

Usage Examples for PROVOKE

  1. There seemed in his icy smile a very charm to wound vanity and provoke rage. - "Zanoni" by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  2. It was, therefore, necessary to await the issue of another day, rather than to provoke a night battle in the streets. - "The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74" by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009