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provoke
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Heart of Darkness
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  • But there is a way of looking at a halter that would provoke the most charitable of saints into a kick.
  • He allowed his ’boy’—an overfed young negro from the coast—to treat the white men, under his very eyes, with provoking insolence.

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  • Her remarks provoked a public outcry.
  • We should not permit deeply offensive words to provoke violence.

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