Sentence Examples


  • Deidre didn't move, afraid of provoking him.
  • Deidre suspected the result of provoking either man was death to someone.
  • To the situation defined by concordat, however, succeeds another situation, more or less uncertain and more or less strained, in which the two powers legislate separately on mixed matters, sometimes not without provoking conflicts.
  • I pointed this out to everybody with provoking persistency, but no one seemed equal to the task of providing the doll with eyes.
  • He quickly succeeds in provoking the builders into taking strike action.

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