Sentence Examples


  • Meantime the excesses of the French republicans had provoked reaction in England, and the Tory ministry adopted a policy of repression.
  • I shouldn't have provoked him.
  • Like her cousins, who took everything so seriously, something about Xander provoked her inner bully.
  • The influx of new ideas provoked civil war, in which the already decadent Shogunate was abolished and the authority of the Mikado restored.
  • 2 A deadly conflict with the Ammonites was provoked by a gross insult to friendly ambassadors of Israel; 3 and this war, of which we have pretty full details in 2 Sam.