provoke


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Synonyms for provoke

Synonyms for provoke

to cause to feel or show anger

to trouble the nerves or peace of mind of, especially by repeated vexations

to behave so as to bring on (danger, for example)

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Ian Oliver, Partner Director, Provoke said, Our partnerships with like-minded companies such as Qorus is central to our ethos of having the best available tools, to deliver value to our customers .
Like in the 1980s, they seem to be spoiling for a fight, goading the unions and trying to provoke strikes," he wrote.
Based on this evidence, the appellate court ruled that the trial court reasonably concluded that the defendant intentionally sat near the complainant and that he knew such conduct would provoke her.
If North Korea continues on this line it can provoke hardliners in Japan to say they need a nuclear weapon," Blix told Al Jazeera on Friday.
1 : to cause to become angry <Don't provoke your sister.
A spokesman for the city council said that a new system was always going to provoke teething problems but said that officers were "very pleased" with how the new system was progressing.
The suspects allegedly planned to create chaos that would provoke a military coup and topple Mr Erdogan, whom they accuse of eroding Turkey's secular laws.
Bell Laboratories introduces its newest product to help PMPs control rats, PROVOKE Professional Rat Attractant, a food-based gel which entices rats to rat traps.
Surely, even if those who proposed the author failed to think his nomination might provoke a negative reaction from the Muslim world, Her Majesty's supposedly experienced officials should have anticipated this.
23) and "let us consider [katanoomen] how to provoke one another to love and good deeds" (v.
The catch for people living with MS is that no one knows which of the 200-odd cold viruses provoke an MS attach.
Superficial attempts provoke superficial responses.
But that is Hartman's purpose, to provoke us to test her insights against current research.
Passionate kissing can transfer enough of these allergens to provoke a severe reaction in someone with a peanut allergy.
Did the Civil Partnership Act help to provoke these attacks?