verb (used with object), pro·voked, pro·vok·ing.
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She breaks into an affectionate laugh, and kisses its provoker, who protests.Somehow Good|William de Morgan
Nay, now I have caught you; there was neither inviter, nor provoker, for I was all alone.
Not only was he a great preacher, he was a leader, an inspirer, and a provoker of good.A Backward Glance at Eighty|Charles A. Murdock
It may too, by negligence, become a provoker of dissension and enmity.The Young Maiden|A. B. (Artemas Bowers) Muzzey