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provocation
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The Age of Innocence
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  • The idea of bandying Ellen Olenska’s name with him at such a time, and on whatsoever provocation, was unthinkable.

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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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