Provokable Pro*vok"a*ble, a. That may be provoked. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • provokable — provōkˈable adjective • • • Main Entry: ↑provoke …   Useful english dictionary

  • Peace war game — An iterated game originally played in academic groups and by computer simulation for years to study possible strategies of cooperation and aggression. [Shy, O., 1996, Industrial Organization: Theory and Applications , Cambridge, Mass.: The MIT… …   Wikipedia

  • provoke — verb 1》 stimulate (a reaction or emotion, typically a strong or unwelcome one) in someone. 2》 deliberately annoy or anger.     ↘incite to do or feel something, especially by arousing anger. Derivatives provokable adjective provoker noun provoking …   English new terms dictionary

  • provoke — 1 a (often foll. by to, or to + infin.) rouse or incite (provoked him to fury). b (as provoking adj.) exasperating; irritating. 2 call forth; instigate (indignation, an inquiry, a storm, etc.). 3 (usu. foll. by into + verbal noun) irritate… …   Useful english dictionary

  • provocable — /provˈək ə bl or prə vōkˈə bl/ adjective (esp formerly) provokable • • • Main Entry: ↑provoke …   Useful english dictionary

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”