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provoke
used in The Chocolate War

2 uses
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Definition
to cause a reaction — typically an emotional reaction such as anger; and sometimes caused intentionally
  • For some reason, this remark also provoked laughter and even the teacher joined in.
    Chapter 28 (90% in)
  • He wanted to provoke Jerry into beginning—that's the way bullies worked so they could be held blameless after the slaughter.
    Chapter 31 (48% in)

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