Definition of Provoking in English :

Define Provoking in English

Provoking meaning in English

Meaning of Provoking in English

Pronunciation of Provoking in English

Provoking pronunciation in English

Pronounce Provoking in English


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1. agitating, agitative, provoking

causing or tending to cause anger or resentment

Example Sentences:
'a provoking delay at the airport'

WordNet Lexical Database for English. Princeton University. 2010.


see synonyms of provoking
that provokes; esp., annoying or vexing

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see synonyms of provoking
Troubling the nerves or peace of mind, as by repeated vexations: a provoking delay at the airport.

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