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Overview of noun provocation

The noun provocation has 3 senses? (first 1 from tagged texts)
1. (1) aggravation, irritation, provocation

(unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment)

2. incitement, incitation, provocation

(something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action)

3. provocation, incitement

(needed encouragement; "the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation")

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