But now she quite gave up all effort, now it was a grin, a broad grin; there was something shameless, provocative in that quite unchildish face; it was depravity, it was the face of a harlot, the shameless face of a French harlot.
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Her provocative article is sure to create debate.
The school bans clothing deemed provocative such as miniskirts.