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pro·voc·a·tive

 (prə-vŏk′ə-tĭv)
adj.
Tending to provoke or stimulate.

pro·voc′a·tive n.
pro·voc′a·tive·ly adv.
pro·voc′a·tive·ness n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.provocatively - in a provocative manner; "`Try it,' he said provocatively"
Translations
بِصورَةٍ إسْتِفْزازيَّه
dráždivě
kihívóan
á ögrandi hátt
provokatívne
kışkırtaraktahrik ederek

provocatively

[prəˈvɒkətɪvlɪ] ADV
1. (= aggressively) [act, behave] → de modo provocador; [say] → provocadoramente
2. (= seductively) [dress, smile] → de forma provocativa

provocatively

adv
provozierend, provokatorisch; provocatively entitled …mit dem provokativen Titel
(= erotically, seductively) say, behaveherausfordernd; dressprovozierend; provocatively dressedaufreizend gekleidet; she smiled provocativelysie lächelte aufreizend

provocatively

[prəˈvɒkətɪvlɪ] adv (see adj) → provocatoriamente, in modo provocatorio, in modo provocante, in modo stimolante

provoke

(prəˈvəuk) verb
1. to make angry or irritated. Are you trying to provoke me?
2. to cause. His words provoked laughter.
3. to cause (a person etc) to react in an angry way. He was provoked into hitting her.
provocation (provəˈkeiʃən) noun
the act of provoking or state of being provoked.
proˈvocative (-ˈvokətiv) adjective
likely to rouse feeling, especially anger or sexual interest. provocative remarks; a provocative dress.
proˈvocatively adverb
References in classic literature ?
As soon as the provocatively gay strains of Daniel Cooper (somewhat resembling those of a merry peasant dance) began to sound, all the doorways of the ballroom were suddenly filled by the domestic serfs- the men on one side and the women on the other- who with beaming faces had come to see their master making merry.
Disruption runs throughout his verse, where meaning is suspended among fragmented lines and disjointed, tactile images are juxtaposed provocatively, drawing the reader to revisit old associations.
The settlers provocatively carried out Talmudic rituals in the area, which caused clashes with the .
Where the Pentagon said the Pasdaran approached provocatively and forced a US Navy ship to change course, the Pasdaran said the US Navy ship approached provocatively and forced the Pasdar vessel to change course.
Another BJP leader and the then industry minister Kailash Vijayvargiya, while referring to a molestation incident in Guwahati, had said in 2012 that dressing provocatively was the main reason behind such incidents.
Someone, with a lot of time on their hands, posted a picture of the Egyptian actress dressed provocatively with the young chap in it.
A REPORT shows one in four young Scots believe rape victims are partly to blame if they are drunk or dressed provocatively.
A few years later, she permitted a teenage Brooke to famously star in a series of commercials for Calvin Klein jeans, provocatively professing that nothing comes between "me and my Calvins".
SlutWalk wants justice for the thousands of rape survivors who were told by the police and courts that they were dressed too provocatively, they didn't scream loudly enough, they were too drunk or too young or too mentally ill to understand what had happened to them," a spokeswoman said.
She's blaming Britney for kids dressing provocatively at school.
This thought (uttered while laughing all the way to the gallows) was prompted by a recent interview with the CEO of Springer, Derk Haank, in which he provocatively (deliberately provocatively?
I was also shocked to read in one newspaper diary column that she had "form for dressing provocatively in inappropriate locations".