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  • His mother’s words had provoked another train of thought in Paul—a duke’s concern for all the people they’d lost this night.
  • Such rumors inevitably provoked anti-ecumenism riots and, of course, inspired new witticisms.
  • Many consider it odd that this statement provoked the worst outbreaks of violence against ecumenism.
  • That which a deity demands of a mortal (and the fear provoked by the demand).

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

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