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The Age of Innocence
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provoke
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The Age of Innocence
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  • The exciting fact was her having lived in an atmosphere so thick with drama that her own tendency to provoke it had apparently passed unperceived.
  • But her reminder that they were in his wife’s carriage provoked him to an impulse of retaliation.

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

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