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Provocatory vs. Provocative

Provocatory and Provocative Definitions

Provocatory

Provocative
Provocatory conduct

Provocative

Tending to provoke or stimulate.

Provocatory

Provocative.

Provocative

Serving or tending to elicit a strong, often negative sentiment in another person; exasperating.

Provocative

Serving or tending to excite, stimulate or arouse sexual interest; sexy.

Provocative

(obsolete) Something that provokes an appetite, especially a sexual appetite; an aphrodisiac.
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Provocative

Serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; exciting.

Provocative

Anything that is provocative; a stimulant; as, a provocative of appetite.

Provocative

Serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy;
A provocative remark
A provocative smile
Provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance

Provocative

Exciting sexual desire;
Her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative

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