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provoke
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Oliver Twist
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  • ’We will,’ replied Mr. Grimwig, with a provoking smile; ’we will.’
  • There is something about a roused woman: especially if she add to all her other strong passions, the fierce impulses of recklessness and despair; which few men like to provoke.

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

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