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provoking

adjective

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serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction
  • the host's provoking opinions are the reason why people tune in to his radio talk show in the first place

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provoking

verb
present participle of provoke

Synonyms & Antonyms of provoking (Entry 2 of 2)

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The first known use of provoking was in 1642

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“Provoking.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/provoking. Accessed 30 Jul. 2021.

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