provoke

What are the hypernyms for provoke?

Hypernyms for provoke

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Definitions for provoke

  • verb - provide the needed stimulus for
  • verb - evoke or provoke to appear or occur; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
  • verb - call forth (emotions
  • verb - annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
  • Pronounciation of provoke

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    Synonyms for provoke

    call forth enkindle harass chivvy plague kick up kindle hassle chevy molest stimulate arouse fire harry chevvy evoke elicit raise chivy beset

    Antonyms for provoke

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    Holonyms for provoke

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    Hyponyms for provoke

    tempt instigate foment invite infatuate ignite shake anger disconcert wound spite whelm needle bedevil haze rejuvenate set off pick ask for prick heat shake up upset discomfit injure overwhelm overcome goad crucify entice jog stir up strike a chord draw inflame fire up excite discompose shame bruise overpower overtake torment dun lure incite agitate touch a chord rekindle wake stimulate stir untune hurt offend sweep over interest rag frustrate

    Meronyms for provoke

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    Sounds like provoke

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