provoker
noun see provoke

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • provoker — noun A person who provokes; a troublemaker …   Wiktionary

  • provoker — prÉ™ vəʊkÉ™(r) n. one who stimulates, instigator, inciter …   English contemporary dictionary

  • provoker — noun someone who deliberately foments trouble she was the instigator of their quarrel • Syn: ↑instigator, ↑inciter, ↑instigant, ↑firebrand • Derivationally related forms: ↑instigate (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • provoke — provoker, n. /preuh vohk /, v.t., provoked, provoking. 1. to anger, enrage, exasperate, or vex. 2. to stir up, arouse, or call forth (feelings, desires, or activity): The mishap provoked a hearty laugh. 3. to incite or stimulate (a person, animal …   Universalium

  • Provokement — Pro*voke ment, n. The act that which, provokes; one who excites anger or other passion, or incites to action; as, a provoker of sedition. [1913 Webster] Drink, sir, is a great provoker of three things. Shak. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • provoke — transitive verb (provoked; provoking) Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French *provoker, provocher, from Latin provocare, from pro forth + vocare to call, from voc , vox voice more at pro , voice Date: 14th century 1. a. archaic to arouse to …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • bull terrier — n. one of an English breed of medium sized, short haired dogs having a white, brindled, or tan and white coat, produced by crossing the bulldog and the terrier. Also, bullterrier. [1840 50; BULL(DOG) + TERRIER1] * * * Breed of dog developed in… …   Universalium

  • inciter — noun someone who deliberately foments trouble she was the instigator of their quarrel • Syn: ↑instigator, ↑provoker, ↑instigant, ↑firebrand • Derivationally related forms: ↑instigate (for …   Useful english dictionary

  • instigant — noun someone who deliberately foments trouble she was the instigator of their quarrel • Syn: ↑instigator, ↑provoker, ↑inciter, ↑firebrand • Derivationally related forms: ↑instigate, ↑incite …   Useful english dictionary

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