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  • The fact that he had no right to show his feelings, and thus provoke the expression of hers, made him attach a fantastic importance to every change in her look and tone.
  • At his approach it melted for an instant into two separate shapes and then conjoined again, and he heard a kiss, and a half-laughing "Oh!" provoked by the discovery of his presence.

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

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