Every so often I find myself tittering during a play or a movie, provoked by seeing a target so well hit.
They apologized for “poor judgment,” then essentially retracted the apology by claiming Wolf's aide was provoked.
Yet by helping to force Powell into the wilderness, Dobson may have also provoked his momentous act of political vengeance.
Parry acknowledged that the Krim tragedy has provoked anxiety among parents.
Abroad, where the Dutch diaspora also celebrates Saint Nicholas day, Black Pete has provoked a more mixed reaction.
Tempy Ann laughed in her shaky way—which always made me provoked.
It roused Hope from a doze into which he had just fallen, and provoked Hester accordingly.
To you the attitude of mind which provoked this cry may seem as natural as it was sanitary.
When pain, loss, and ill were experienced and the question was provoked, Who did this to us?
That such a policy should have aroused much popular opposition and provoked bitter criticism was to be expected.