rouse or incite; make angry
"raise a smile"
"Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
"He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"
"This man harasses his female co-workers"
Whatever he said wouldn't provoke me.
出自： J. Wain
To..provoke him to a duel.
出自： E. Longford
His father shouted..provoking others to shout back.
出自： R. Hayman
Trying to provoke me into losing my temper.
出自： L. Nkosi
She provoked him into beating her.