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Synonyms for provoked

incited, especially deliberately, to anger


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Former Prime Minister (PM) Barrister Sultan Mahmood during an election campaign openly provoked people to carry arms and open fire if situation went worse.
in the vicinity of Burin Secondary School for Boys, which provoked the students
Protesters have been critical of all parties in Parliament, which has provoked some citizens and analysts to claim that Bulgaria's election system needs a thorough review to allow for more adequate representation of the people's will.
htm) ridicules Islam, has provoked outrage among Muslims worldwide, and Pro Deutschland's announcement is set to anger them further.
Bhushan, Sisodia and Vishwas provoked their supporters and marched towards 10 Janpath.
The detainees were provoked when the management of the detention centre banned them from playing and smoking.
They know what makes me react and they have provoked me.
Although the majority of the insulting-or-provoking contact cases involved more violent contact than the incident in question, the appellate court concluded that the statute's plain language defined the offense in terms of contact that insulted or provoked the victim, not contact that injured the victim.
Women with complex vulvar pain reported greater decreases in sexual function but similar levels of sexual desire and frequency of intercourse, compared with women with provoked vestibulodynia, a study of 189 women shows.
And the two-shift 6am to 10pm pickups introduced because of food waste composting have provoked several complaints from city residents.
And she provoked dismay when she said being a head teacher was "a great job" after the union had condemned the excessive pressures of running schools and meeting Government targets.
He was responding to the Archbishop of Canterbury's remarks on Sharia law that have provoked a storm of criticism.
US-based researcher David Strovny believes the intense feelings provoked by a curry mimic sexual arousal.
s attorney says a voluntary manslaughter finding better suits the facts of the case because the boy was provoked by an older, bigger boy, who shoved him at least twice -- and that the Antelope Valley Juvenile Court judge abused his discretion in sending a 13-year-old with no prior criminal record to a California Youth Authority facility.