Definitions of "provocation"
  1. The action intended to incite a response or reaction from someone
  2. Something that triggers a response or kindles a reaction or emotion
How to use "provocation" in a sentence
  1. The lawyer argued that his client's actions were a response to extreme provocation by the victim.
  2. The improper treatment of the flag was seen as a provocation by many who watched the event.
  3. The letter contained several points of provocation that led to the escalation of the conflict.

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