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Harry Potter (#7) and the Deathly Hallows
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  • His pugnacious tone indicated that they were not about to laugh at Xenophilius, despite the clear provocation.

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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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