When you were setting out to do this, did you have an idea of what kind of conversation you wanted to provoke from this project?
A senior military officer familiar with the photos told me that they would likely provoke a storm of outrage if released.
It will provoke a political backlash and possibly delay the economic recovery.
They did that to provoke this guy, yet we get reports that say, “The lunatic is on the loose!”
Outsiders came to the town to looking to provoke the authorities, but the community did what the cops couldn't: keep the peace.
In the evening, when the blood is heated, it is not well to provoke strife by angry words.
The worst of it was, I did not provoke him as much as I expected.
And what insanity to provoke enemies of the people all around who would bring us things to eat!
Nay, says she, since you provoke me, I will mention one instance.
May this communication not be a false one—written to mislead or provoke me?