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PROVOKING

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does provoking mean? 

PROVOKING (adjective)
  The adjective PROVOKING has 1 sense:

1. causing or tending to cause anger or resentment

  Familiarity information: PROVOKING used as an adjective is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


PROVOKING (adjective)


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Meaning:

Causing or tending to cause anger or resentment

Synonyms:

agitating; agitative; provoking

Context example:

a provoking delay at the airport

Similar:

provocative (serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy)


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