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The Great Gatsby
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  • We were sitting at a table with a man of about my age and a rowdy little girl, who gave way upon the slightest provocation to uncontrollable laughter.

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  • Police are expected to hold their temper regardless of the degree of verbal provocation.
  • the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation

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