PROVOCATIVE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of provocative
Definition:
a. arousing anger or interest; tending to provoke or stimulate
Example:
Even more provocative is the promise of a Russian nuclear power plant for Venezuela.
Sentence in Classic:
At the same time it is couched in so unfortunate a manner, and certain phrases in it are of so provocative a character, that its publication would undoubtedly lead to a most dangerous state of feeling in this country.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
Besides that, he was beginning to feel for the pretty and provocative Mademoiselle Bourienne that passionate animal feeling which was apt to master him with great suddenness and prompt him to the coarsest and most reckless actions.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Indeed, this conjunction of exciting and provocative motives led to Chichikov devoting to his toilet an amount of time never witnessed since the creation of the world.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol Context
It was so nice to know that she looked pretty and provocative, and she impulsively bent forward and kissed her reflection in the mirror and then laughed at her own foolishness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
The next day Danglars was again hungry; certainly the air of that dungeon was very provocative of appetite.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
Knowing his desire, she turned her head quickly but smiled provocatively at him out of the corners of her eyes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context