Sentence Examples


  • Had no intention or wish to provoke a great European war.
  • At home, however, it undoubtedly tended to provoke that very revolution which it was intended to prevent.
  • But repression served only to provoke opposition.
  • On its topmost bough sits an eagle, between whom and Nidhug the squirrel Ratatbskr runs to and fro trying to provoke strife.
  • 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.