Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple.
Is this a conscious bid to provoke a general war in the Middle East?
It's time to provoke a change in the way we share knowledge.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 1, 2, 3
Are you trying to provoke me?
Kochevar provoked him with his sneers.
The defendant's father had provoked him by hitting him with a metal bar.
WordNet 3.0 Sense Numbers: 4