Sentence Examples

  • At home, however, it undoubtedly tended to provoke that very revolution which it was intended to prevent.
  • Had no intention or wish to provoke a great European war.
  • The climate is characterized by hot days and cool nights, and is considered healthy, though the daily change tends to provoke bronchial, catarrhal and inflammatory diseases.
  • Thus the " Helena " of the Simoniani descends to this world in order by means of her beauty to provoke to sensual passion and mutual strife the angels who rule the world, and thus again to deprive them of the powers of light, stolen from heaven, by means of which they rule over the world.
  • But repression served only to provoke opposition.

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