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To deliberately make (someone) annoyed or angry
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“I tell myself to stay calm and not to let anyone provoke me.”
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To bring about
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“Sometimes, it takes a crisis to provoke change.”
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To stimulate or incite (someone) to do or feel something, especially by arousing anger in them
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“Green was actually responding to an interrogation that was meant to provoke him into uttering nonsense.”
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To speak to or treat with disrespect or scornful abuse
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To hold or engage the attention of
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To make happen or bring about
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Invite to do battle
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To offend the moral feelings of
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