provocation


provocation

noun

Definition of PROVOCATION

1
something that arouses a strong response from another <a patient man who gets angry only from the greatest of provocations>
Near Antonyms subduing
2
something that arouses action or activity <ready to retaliate at the slightest provocation>

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