The definition of provoke is to push something to happen, or to annoy.
To drive or force out as if by digging; eject:
To incite or provoke
To provide with, or affect as, a motive or motives; incite, impel, or encourage
To cause (game) to rise from cover, come out of a lair, etc.; stir up to flight or attack
Find another word for roust. In this page you can discover 6 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for roust, like: provoke, rout, stir, stimulate, motivate and rouse.