Simple past tense and past participle of provoke.(verb)
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Use "provoked" in a sentence
"But France… Even the word provoked opposing currents of excitement and dread."
"Déprez frowned and said that any information about Talleyrand would be more likely to kill than to preserve, but she saw the look of surprise that the name provoked and determined to press whatever advantage she had."
"It is a strategy that clearly was provoked from the recession but is good for the community, building owner and artist or merchant."