What is another word for provoking?

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Adjective
Causing anger or another strong reaction, especially deliberately
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Causing annoyance or bother
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Tending to stir up conflict
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Thought-provoking in nature
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Tempting, especially that which is beyond reach
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Physically attractive or exciting in a primal way
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Causing someone to feel resentful, upset, or annoyed
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Intended to provoke someone in an insulting or contemptuous manner
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Utterly consuming one's time and attention
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Painful or unpleasant to accept or contemplate
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Brief, concise, and to the point
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(usually used in third person form "gets") Annoying or irritating (someone)
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“I tell myself to stay calm and not to let anyone provoke me.”
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To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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“Sometimes, it takes a crisis to provoke change.”
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Present participle for to bring about or cause something to happen
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Present participle for bring upon oneself
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Present participle for invite to do battle
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Present participle for to offend the moral feelings of
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Deliberate pestering or annoying
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Hostility and ill-treatment, especially because of race or political or religious beliefs; oppression
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A fit of feeling annoyed, offended or resentful
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Teasing
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