Definitions of "provoke"
  1. The act of inducing or stirring up negative emotional reaction, particularly anger
  2. The action of stimulating, or encouraging a specific reaction or response
How to use "provoke" in a sentence
  1. The defendant's remarks were designed to provoke a reaction from the crowd.
  2. The high interest rates are expected to provoke more people to save their money.
  3. In the investigation, it was found that the statement could provoke a breach of the peace.

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