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Noun
Action or speech that makes someone angry, especially deliberately
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“That gave the police the pretext to use provocations and attack both protesters and local youth.”
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A reason for a particular feeling or emotion
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Open resistance to authority or opposition
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A situation or action that tempts someone to do something or makes a particular outcome likely
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A remark made in order to anger, wound, or provoke someone
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An action or remark that causes outrage or offense
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The act of awaking, or ceasing to sleep
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Annoyance or resentment
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(negative) Something that arouses a feeling of excitement
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Act of sensitizing
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A feeling of intense irritation or annoyance
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The arousing of public concern about an issue and pressing for action on it
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The act of bringing about the occurrence of something
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The feeling of being offended or resentful after a slight or indignity
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