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provoke
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

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Definition
to cause a reaction — typically an emotional reaction such as anger; and sometimes caused intentionally
  • The firmness of her devotion to him was indeed almost pitiful; quick-tempered as she naturally was, nothing that he could say made her unseemly; she sought not her own; was not provoked; thought no evil of his treatment of her.
    5 — The Woman Pays (18% in)

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