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provoke
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Gone with the Wind
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  • Of course, the Tarleton twins had nice manners and they wouldn’t make a scene at a barbecue, even though tremendously provoked.
  • Negroes were provoking sometimes and stupid and lazy, but there was loyalty in them that money couldn’t buy, a feeling of oneness with their white folks which made them risk their lives to keep food on the table.
  • She so longed to hear him say it in words, longed to speak words herself that would provoke a confession, but she dared not.

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

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