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provocative
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate — especially controversy, sexual desire, or anger
  • Mrs. Lish's Fifth Avenue parties were no less provocative; the seduction and intimidation of young people was an activity both Lishes enjoyed.
    p. 373.8
  • "Don't you see how deliberately provocative this is?
    p. 227.9

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