Sentence Examples

  • Deidre didn't move, afraid of provoking him.
  • Apparently he was set on provoking a refusal, and thus getting an excuse for seizing the person of the king.
  • About this period he was charged with the defence of a member of the national guard of Brives, which was accused of provoking disorders in the department of La Correze.
  • His famous description of Greek fire has a most provoking mixture of circumstantial detail with absence of verifying particulars.
  • Unfortunately for him, however, the eldest of them, Tostig, proi~ed the greatest hindrance to his plans, provoking wrath and opposition wherever he went by his highhandedness and cruelty.