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  Definition of provocation
  1. unfriendly behavior that causes anger or resentment
  2. needed encouragement; "the result was a provocation of vigorous investigation"
  3. something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action
Similar Words: aggravation, irritation, incitement, incitation

 

Hyponyms: aggro, last straw, twit, taunt, taunting, subornation, signal

 

Derivational Morphology: harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest, provoke, annoy, rag, get to, bother, get at, irritate, rile, nark, nettle, gravel, vex, chafe, devil, exacerbate, exasperate, aggravate, motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite, stimulate, arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise, call forth, kick up, prod, egg on, instigate, set off, stir up

 

 
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