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provoke
used in The Poisonwood Bible

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Definition
to cause a reaction — typically an emotional reaction such as anger; and sometimes caused intentionally
  • Oftentimes he studies us, copying our movements, and he seems to know which words will provoke us to laugh or talk back to him, or be shocked.
    Book 1 — Genesis (80% in)

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