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provocation

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  • nounincitement, stimulus
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Synonyms for provocation

noun incitement, stimulus
  • affront
  • harassment
  • indignity
  • insult
  • annoyance
  • brickbat
  • cause
  • challenge
  • dare
  • grabber
  • grievance
  • grounds
  • incentive
  • inducement
  • injury
  • instigation
  • justification
  • motivation
  • offense
  • reason
  • taunt
  • vexation
  • bothering
  • casus belli
  • defy
  • irking
  • provoking
  • vexing

Antonyms for provocation

  • compliment
  • discouragement
  • happiness
  • hindrance
  • pleasure
  • praise
  • prevention
  • repression
  • suppression

More words related to provocation

affront

noun. an insult

aggravation

noun. annoyance

awakening

noun. making conscious or alert

challenge

noun. dispute, question

challenges

noun. dispute, question

dare

noun. challenge, defiance
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