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provoke
used in The Witch of Blackbird Pond

3 uses
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Definition
to cause a reaction — typically an emotional reaction such as anger; and sometimes caused intentionally
  • By provoking his anger we may lose them all.
    p. 70.2
  • Kit felt suddenly provoked at him.
    p. 62.8
  • Better not to provoke it now by mentioning a harmless Quaker.
    p. 101.2

There are no more uses of "provoke" in The Witch of Blackbird Pond.

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