Sentence Examples


  • By throwing light on barbaric and provocative actions, we may stop their spread before they can escalate to broader conflict.
  • The Revolution was a grand thing! continued Monsieur Pierre, betraying by this desperate and provocative proposition his extreme youth and his wish to express all that was in his mind.
  • Besides that, he was beginning to feel for the pretty and provocative Mademoiselle Bourienne that passionate animal feeling which was apt to master him with great suddenness and prompt him to the coarsest and most reckless actions.
  • There is also access to thoughtful and provocative essays by opinionated people inside and outside academe on an array of subjects.
  • Do n't invite provocative conversation or respond to alleviate any boredom.

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