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provoke

synonym (synonym of provoke)

hypernym (provoke IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • annoy continually or chronically (verb.emotion)
    cause annoyance in; disturb, especially by minor irritations (verb.emotion)
     
  • call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) (verb.emotion)
    make or cause to be or to become (verb.creation)
     
  • evoke or provoke to appear or occur (verb.creation)
    give rise to; cause to happen or occur, not always intentionally (verb.creation)
     
  • provide the needed stimulus for (verb.communication)
    issue a challenge to (verb.communication)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF provoke relation)

  • annoy continually or chronically (verb.emotion)
    goad or provoke,as by constant criticism (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    treat cruelly (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.social)
    harass by imposing humiliating or painful tasks, as in military institutions (verb.social)
     
  • call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses) (verb.emotion)
    evoke a reaction, response, or emotion (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    increase the likelihood of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    elicit responses, such as objections, criticism, applause, etc. (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    arouse again (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    arouse unreasoning love or passion in and cause to behave in an irrational way (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    to cause a sharp emotional pain (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    arouse or excite feelings and passions (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    stir the feelings, emotions, or peace of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    arouse or elicit a feeling (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    make angry (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    cause to lose one's composure (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    cause to be ashamed (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    hurt the feelings of (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    overcome, as with emotions or perceptual stimuli (verb.emotion)
     
  • (verb.emotion)
    excite the curiosity of; engage the interest of (verb.emotion)
     
  • evoke or provoke to appear or occur (verb.creation)
    provoke (verb.creation)
     
  • provide the needed stimulus for (verb.communication)
    provoke someone to do something through (often false or exaggerated) promises or persuasion (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    cause (a stream or river) to erode, as by an uplift of the land (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    stimulate to remember (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.communication)
    provoke or stir up (verb.communication)
     
  • (verb.social)
    try to stir up public opinion (verb.social)
     

verb group (provoke is verb group of ....)

derivation (.... is derived from provoke)

synonym hypernym hyponym verb group derivation arouse elicit enkindle call forth evoke kick up challenge cause do create make annoy entice lure rejuvenate jog incite instigate arouse bring up call down call forth conjure conjure up input stimulant incitement provocation incitation provocative

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