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1 Translation result for provoke in Spanish


provoke verb

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provoked, has provoked, is provoking, provokes

Example sentences of
provoke verb

  • His remarks provoked both tears and laughter.
  • He just says those things because he's trying to provoke you.
  • The animal will not attack unless it is provoked.

Detailed synonyms for provoke verb

1. Provoke, excite, stimulate significan incitar a alguien o algo a ser, hacer o sentir una cosa.
  • Provoke dirige la atención hacia la respuesta inducida y se aplica muy a menudo a una reacción colérica, molesta o extrema <his story only provoked laughter>.
  • Excite indica el despertar o conmover profundamente <the news excited anger and frustration>.
    antonyms: soothe, quiet rsonas), allay mores, ansiedad, etc.)
  • Stimulate connota el sacar de un estado de letargo, quiescencia o indiferencia <the challenge has stimulated them to work faster>.
2. See: Annoy, Irritate

Reverse translation for provoke

provocar  - to provoke, to cause, to provoke, to pique 
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