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LampPro Tip 1/2
Emotional TriggerPlay
Provoke implies a deliberate act to elicit an emotional response, often negative. SlideConstant teasing provoked his temper.
LampPro Tip 2/2
Easily MisusedPlay
Avoid using 'provoke' when you mean 'cause' as 'provoke' specifies triggering emotions, not just causing. SlideThe movie's ending provoked tears in the audience.