Sentence Examples


  • I shouldn't have provoked him.
  • Meantime the excesses of the French republicans had provoked reaction in England, and the Tory ministry adopted a policy of repression.
  • 2 A deadly conflict with the Ammonites was provoked by a gross insult to friendly ambassadors of Israel; 3 and this war, of which we have pretty full details in 2 Sam.
  • On his death Teumman succeeded and almost immediately provoked a quarrel with Assur-bani-pal by demanding the surrender of his nephews who had taken refuge at the Assyrian court.
  • It appeared in March 1676, and provoked a warm protest from the Venetian ambassador, Giustiniani.