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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: Provoking (0.02220 detik)
Found 3 items, similar to Provoking.
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: provoke memancing, membangkitkan, mengacum, menggusarkan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: provoking provoking adj : causing or tending to cause anger or resentment; “a provoking delay at the airport” [syn: agitative, agitating]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Provoking Provoke \Pro*voke"\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Provoked; p. pr. & vb. n. Provoking.] [F. provoquer, L. provocare to call forth; pro forth + vocare to call, fr. vox, vocis, voice, cry, call. See Voice.] To call forth; to call into being or action; esp., to incense to action, a faculty or passion, as love, hate, or ambition; hence, commonly, to incite, as a person, to action by a challenge, by taunts, or by defiance; to exasperate; to irritate; to offend intolerably; to cause to retaliate. [1913 Webster] Obey his voice, provoke him not. --Ex. xxiii. 21. [1913 Webster] Ye fathers, provoke not your children to wrath. --Eph. vi. 4. [1913 Webster] Such acts Of contumacy will provoke the Highest To make death in us live. --Milton. [1913 Webster] Can honor's voice provoke the silent dust? --Gray. [1913 Webster] To the poet the meaning is what he pleases to make it, what it provokes in his own soul. -- J. Burroughs. [1913 Webster] Syn: To irritate; arouse; stir up; awake; excite; incite; anger. See Irritate. [1913 Webster] Provoking \Pro*vok"ing\, a. Having the power or quality of exciting resentment; tending to awaken passion or vexation; as, provoking words or treatment. -- Pro*vok"ing*ly, adv. [1913 Webster]

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