Sentence Examples


  • Deidre didn't move, afraid of provoking him.
  • 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.
  • Apparently he was set on provoking a refusal, and thus getting an excuse for seizing the person of the king.
  • Deidre suspected the result of provoking either man was death to someone.
  • His famous description of Greek fire has a most provoking mixture of circumstantial detail with absence of verifying particulars.