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Causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately
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“The Passionate Eye airs provocative documentaries on leading social and political issues of the day.”
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Intended or intending to arouse sexual desire or interest
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“In the interwar period there was little more provocative in the arts than a woman in command, celebrating the eroticism of the body.”
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Showing defiance
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Written or spoken with a partisan, biased or prejudiced purpose, especially a controversial one
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Holding one's attention
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Causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed
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Requiring sensitive or careful handling
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Intended to provoke someone in an insulting or contemptuous manner
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Giving rise or likely to give rise to controversy or public disagreement
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Exerting power over the minds or behavior of others
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Meriting deep reflection
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Aggressively or blatantly confrontational
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Having or expressing a lively, cheerful, and self-confident manner
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Thrilling, intoxicating
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Characterized by the use of wit, especially to offend
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Confronting or thought-provoking in nature
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