provokable

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provokable

(prəˈvəʊkəbəl) or

provocable

adj
able to be provoked
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The Desert Fathers and Mothers understand man in his actual (fallen) state to possess a nearly infinite gradation of provocable desires, ranging from what we might call natural and legitimate yearnings (related to survival), all the way to vain or strictly immoral desires.
So far, we have used the following protocol: 24-hour cycle--8 a.m., echocardiography with LVOTG provocation by natural stimuli (orthostatic test and Valsalva test [1, 9-13]; the observation was divided into 2 periods: day phase physical activity with probable episodes of provocable LVOTG (unmeasurable) and night phase period as a potential time for rise of troponin, in which the level has been measured after night at 8 a.m.
Stress test was done in all patients with LVEF<55% and was negative for provocable ischemia indicating that none of these patients had findings due to myocardial ischemia.
The LVOT obstruction has been reported as predictor of worse outcome in patients with HCM.6 Echocardiography is the best modality to assess the resting and provocable gradients.
Extract of the bark of this plant, when given to patients with stable angina along with provocable ischemia on treadmill exercise, has been shown to improve clinical and treadmill exercise parameters compared to placebo trials (Bharani et al., 2002).
Resting left ventricular outflow tract (LVOT) gradient occurs in 25% of patients and provocable gradients may be demonstrated in more than half of patients.
To take the second question first, two of the keys to a successful cooperative strategy are to be Nice (never being the first to cheat) and to be Provocable (always swiftly taking reprisals against partners who cheat) (Axelrod, 1984).(1) Earning a reputation for being Nice requires the "investment" of diligent work in developing mutual understanding, and of self-restraint, as a company purposely forgoes certain short-term gains that a partner may perceive to be exploitative in nature.
Theorem 8 demonstrates that only strategies which are sufficiently cooperative and provocable can support this most robust equilibrium.
The efficient rules to follow are those of a strategy called "tit for tat", where behaviour is nice, provocable, forgiving and clear.
the best kind of strategy over repeated play is 'nice, forgiving, clear and provocable."' Active protection or promotion of one's international trade finds a justification in the provocable nature of an effective foreign economic policy,
Another large study from the Stanford University group demonstrated the effectiveness of myectomy in 158 patients that presented with exertional dyspnea, chest pain, and an average provocable LVOT gradient of 118 mmHg.