provokingly
adverb see provoking

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Provokingly — Provoking Pro*vok ing, a. Having the power or quality of exciting resentment; tending to awaken passion or vexation; as, provoking words or treatment. {Pro*vok ing*ly}, adv. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • provokingly — See provoking. * * * …   Universalium

  • provokingly — adverb In a provoking manner …   Wiktionary

  • provokingly — prÉ™ vəʊkɪŋlɪ adv. irritatingly, annoyingly, vexatiously, exasperatingly; through instigation, by incitement, through stimulation …   English contemporary dictionary

  • provokingly — pro·vok·ing·ly …   English syllables

  • provokingly — adverb in a provocative manner Try it, he said provocatively • Syn: ↑provocatively • Derived from adjective: ↑provoking, ↑provocative (for: ↑provocatively) …   Useful english dictionary

  • provoking — provokingly, adv. /preuh voh king/, adj. serving to provoke; causing annoyance. [1520 30; PROVOKE + ING2] * * * …   Universalium

  • provocatively — adverb in a provocative manner Try it, he said provocatively • Syn: ↑provokingly • Derived from adjective: ↑provoking (for: ↑provokingly), ↑provocative …   Useful english dictionary

  • Counter — Coun ter, v. i. (Boxing) To return a blow while receiving one, as in boxing. [1913 Webster] His left hand countered provokingly. C. Kingsley. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • provoking — adjective Date: 1642 causing mild anger ; annoying • provokingly adverb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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