Synonyms and Antonyms of provocative
serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction a provocative editorial that sparked a heated discussion Synonyms charged, edgy, exciting, inciting, instigating, instigative, piquing, provoking, stimulating Related Words explosive, fiery, incendiary, inflammatory, triggering; inducing, inspirational, inspiring, motivating, motivational, motivative; jeering, taunting, teasing; activating, energizing, galvanizing, quickening, vitalizing; angering, enraging, maddening, upsetting; aggravating, annoying, bothersome, exasperating, galling, irksome, irritating, pesky, vexatious, vexing Near Antonyms subduing Antonyms noninflammatory
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