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provocation
used in Brave New World

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Definition
actions that cause a reaction—especially anger or violence

or:

the act of causing an angry or violent reaction
  • He knew that what he was saying was absurd in its injustice; he admitted inwardly, and at last even aloud, the truth of all that the Savage now said about the worthlessness of friends who could be turned upon so slight a provocation into persecuting enemies.
    p. 179.4

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