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provoke
used in Great Expectations

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Definition
to cause a reaction — typically an emotional reaction such as anger; and sometimes caused intentionally
  • It was such a very provoking question (for it had never in the most distant manner occurred to me), that I said, snappishly,— "Biddy, what do you mean?"
    Chapter 19 (18% in)
  • While I felt sincerely obliged to him for being so interested and considerate, I had an odd half-provoked sense of suspicion upon me, that if Joe had been coming to see him, he wouldn't have been quite so brisk about it.
    Chapter 27 (18% in)

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