Sentence Examples


  • At home, however, it undoubtedly tended to provoke that very revolution which it was intended to prevent.
  • Had no intention or wish to provoke a great European war.
  • The climate is characterized by hot days and cool nights, and is considered healthy, though the daily change tends to provoke bronchial, catarrhal and inflammatory diseases.
  • But repression served only to provoke opposition.
  • The only result of the long series of insurrections was to provoke the king to a cruelty which he had not at first shown, and to give him an excuse for confiscating and dividing among his foreign knights and barons the immense majority of the estates of the English theglihood.