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Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.

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I have been asked why I "interfered in things beyond my sphere," and why I made "an unprovoked attack" upon religion.
GOD AND MY NEIGHBOURROBERT BLATCHFORD
Have you any plea to urge beyond the natural one of her seemingly unprovoked desertion of you?
THE MAYOR'S WIFEANNA KATHERINE GREEN
And upon his release he complained that the attack was unprovoked.
RAMSEY MILHOLLANDBOOTH TARKINGTON
Did not this excellent young man, about three years ago, perpetrate an unprovoked and brutal assault on your son?
There are, however, many instances of entirely unprovoked assaults on vessels at sea.
He put it tenderly in his bosom, and went home crying over the unprovoked outrage.
And of those four or five different species, none had proved hostile if unprovoked.
STORM OVER WARLOCKANDRE NORTON
By this unprovoked and unjustifiable act, our venerable friend had suffered a fracture of one of its rungs.
GRANDFATHER'S CHAIRNATHANIEL HAWTHORNE
This is an unprovoked declaration of war when peace can only be had by conquering it.
REVISITING THE EARTHJAMES LANGDON HILL
At the inn the waiter, also unprovoked, enlarged on the same alluring theme.

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