They never wanted to provoke, disobey, or be activists of any sort.
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?
And yet at his trial he was accused of travelling to Ireland in order to provoke the Easter Rising.
A senior military officer familiar with the photos told me that they would likely provoke a storm of outrage if released.
Be hopeful that you will get your right and do not allow others who want to provoke your anger... to prevail.
In the evening, when the blood is heated, it is not well to provoke strife by angry words.
But I have not heard anything said sufficient to provoke an answer.
And what insanity to provoke enemies of the people all around who would bring us things to eat!
Because they provoke argument and discussion, they are called "flowing."
May this communication not be a false one—written to mislead or provoke me?