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provoked

adjective

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provoked

verb
past tense of provoke

Synonyms & Antonyms of provoked (Entry 2 of 2)

1 to rouse to strong feeling or action
  • his teasing finally provoked her to anger
  • bees generally will not sting unless they are provoked

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“Provoked.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/provoked. Accessed 4 Dec. 2021.

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