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Overview of verb provoke

The verb provoke has 4 senses? (first 4 from tagged texts)
1. (3) arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, provoke

(call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy")

2. (3) provoke, evoke, call forth, kick up

(evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple")

3. (3) provoke, stimulate

(provide the needed stimulus for)

4. (1) harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke

(annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers")

Overview of adj provoked

The adj provoked has 1 senses? (no senses from tagged texts)
1. aggravated, provoked

(incited, especially deliberately, to anger; "aggravated by passive resistance"; "the provoked animal attacked the child") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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