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Synonyms for provoked

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. aggravated, provoked(adj)

    incited, especially deliberately, to anger

    "aggravated by passive resistance"; "the provoked animal attacked the child"

    Synonyms:
    aggravated

    Antonyms:
    unangry(p)

PPDB, the paraphrase database

  1. List of paraphrases for "provoked":

    caused, aroused, triggered, led, induced, sparked, raised

How to pronounce provoked?

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How to say provoked in sign language?

  1. provoked

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How to use provoked in a sentence?

  1. Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg:

    I will miss the challenges and the laughter he provoked.

  2. Liz Rosenberg:

    Energy and( Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps) sanctions from April and May provoked a very powerful Iranian response and tipped this confrontation and tensions into a more military sphere. Now the pressure levers are military pressure levers, so the key parties in the escalation relationship are the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps and The US military.

  3. Renee Ellmers:

    Donald Bryson, North Carolina state director for Americans for Prosperity, told FoxNews.com. Renee Ellmers support for a number of spending bills and subsidies have provoked conservative ire. Renee Ellmers also faces opposition from pro-life groups unhappy at Renee Ellmers after Renee Ellmers temporarily halted and forced changes last year to a House bill that would ban abortions after 20 weeks Renee Ellmers said last week Renee Ellmers was not going to be controlled by special interest groups. I absolutely refuse to feel the pressure they put on other members to vote the way they want them to vote. I don't care about the scorecards that they keep.

  4. Zhao Lijian:

    What's shocking is that on June 15, the Indian side severely violated our consensus and twice crossed the border line and provoked and attacked the Chinese forces, causing a violent physical confrontation between the two border forces, china is raising strong opposition and stern representations to the Indian side on this.

  5. John Calvin:

    It is said that this idol provoked to jealousy, because the Jews by erecting this idol trod under foot their God, or at least endeavored to prostrate his glory.”


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