Provoke

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Definition

to provoke: to anger, to incite; to cause
verb
Don't provoke me. I'm violent.
This dog is harmless, unless you provoke him.

Examples

  • "'The protesters have peaceful intentions, but will react violently if provoked by fascist riot police."
  • "Susie : Are you trying to provoke me, Cheeter?"

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