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  • adj.exasperated
  • adj.maddened

synonyms for provoked

  • incensed
  • aggravated
  • enraged
  • irritated
  • angry
  • mad
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antonyms for provoked

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  • unprovoked
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How to use provoked in a sentence

The study shows the vaccine causes few side effects and provokes a response in T-cells that target the virus within 14 days of the first dose and a protective antibody response within 28 days of the booster dose.
OXFORD SAYS COVID-19 VACCINE HAS PRODUCED STRONG IMMUNE RESPONSE AHEAD OF LATE-STAGE TRIAL RESULTSKDUNN6NOVEMBER 19, 2020FORTUNE
Ellis Cose, the eminent journalist, grapples with both explanations for our present crisis in his pithy and thought-provoking book, “The Short Life and Curious Death of Free Speech in America.”
SOME FREE-SPEECH NORMS ARE IN DANGER. MAYBE THAT’S A GOOD THING.KENNETH MACKNOVEMBER 6, 2020WASHINGTON POST
The first presidential debate provoked shock and dismay in international news media.
AS THE WORLD WATCHES US ELECTION, THE APPEAL OF AMERICA IS DIMINISHEDLGBTQ-EDITORNOVEMBER 2, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
She also questioned Zuckerberg about Facebook’s alleged interest in pushing divisive content to users because it provokes them to spend more time on the platform.
4 KEY MOMENTS FROM THE SENATE’S SHOWDOWN WITH BIG TECH CEOSDANIELLE ABRILOCTOBER 28, 2020FORTUNE
Speaking of distance learning not going well … In his latest education column, VOSD’s Will Huntsberry lays out the particular challenges distance learning has provoked for English-learners.
MORNING REPORT: HOW TO OPEN SCHOOLS AND OTHER STUFFVOICE OF SAN DIEGOOCTOBER 9, 2020VOICE OF SAN DIEGO
My most anxiety-provoking interactions with patients are during the chronic phase of illness.
THANK YOU FOR THE 7 PM CLAPPING, BUT CAMARADERIE IS NEEDED MORE THAN EVER - FACTS SO ROMANTICAYALA DANZIGOCTOBER 5, 2020NAUTILUS
For example, when El Nino storm events off the coast of Peru provoke extreme weather clear across the planet.
WHY WE SHOULD EAT CRICKETS. AND OTHER BUG IDEAS - FACTS SO ROMANTICMARY ELLEN HANNIBALOCTOBER 2, 2020NAUTILUS
The goal is to shock Americans into understanding the fragility of democracy as well as provoke them to take various actions, including checking their voter registration and volunteering for the polls.
DEEPFAKE PUTIN IS HERE TO WARN AMERICANS ABOUT THEIR SELF-INFLICTED DOOMKAREN HAOSEPTEMBER 29, 2020MIT TECHNOLOGY REVIEW
If this particulate matter penetrates your lungs, it can travel through your bloodstream and into your heart, provoking even more serious complications.
BREATHE EASIER DURING WILDFIRES WITH A DIY AIR PURIFIERMARÍA PAULA RUBIANO A.SEPTEMBER 27, 2020POPULAR-SCIENCE
It’s not just what police are or aren’t doing that could be provoking more incidents.
WHAT CAN MAYORS DO WHEN THE POLICE STOP DOING THEIR JOBS?BY ALEC MACGILLISSEPTEMBER 3, 2020PROPUBLICA
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WORDS RELATED TO PROVOKED

  • affronted
  • annoyed
  • antagonized
  • bitter
  • chafed
  • choleric
  • convulsed
  • cross
  • displeased
  • enraged
  • exacerbated
  • exasperated
  • ferocious
  • fierce
  • fiery
  • fuming
  • furious
  • galled
  • hateful
  • heated
  • hot
  • huffy
  • ill-tempered
  • impassioned
  • incensed
  • indignant
  • inflamed
  • infuriated
  • irascible
  • irate
  • ireful
  • irritable
  • irritated
  • nettled
  • offended
  • outraged
  • piqued
  • provoked
  • raging
  • resentful
  • riled
  • sore
  • splenetic
  • storming
  • sulky
  • sullen
  • tumultous/tumultuous
  • turbulent
  • uptight
  • vexed
  • wrathful
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