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provocation
used in The Merry Wives of Windsor

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Definition
actions that cause a reaction—especially anger or violence

or:

the act of causing an angry or violent reaction
  • Let the sky rain potatoes; let it thunder to the tune of 'Greensleeves'; hail kissing-comfits and snow eringoes; let there come a tempest of provocation, I will shelter me here.
    5.5 — Act 5 Scene 5 — Another part of the Park (10% in)

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