provoke - Writers' Dictionary

How to hyphenate provoke

provoke is hyphenated as pro-voke

How to pronounce provoke

provoke is pronounced p r ə´vōʊk

Number of syllables in provoke

The number of syllables in provoke is 2

What part of speech in provoke?

provoke is a transitive verb

How common in the word provoke?

provoke is not ranked in the list of most common words in English

What sentiment does provoke convey?

Has a sentiment score of -1 on a scale of -5 to +5

Common collocations after 'provoke'

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Common collocations before 'provoke'

any, anything, did, enough, just, knew, may, mean, might, never, only, thing, trying, want, will

Words with similar spelling to provoke

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Common Verb Collocations of provoke

be, bind, can, consider, continue, dare, do, fail, have, help, hope, intend, may, mean, might, must, obey, seek, seem, serve, shall, should, take, tend, think, try, venture, want, will, wish

Common Conjunction Collocations of provoke

and, but, either, neither, nor, or

Lists containing provoke

Synonyms of 'aberration'
Synonyms of 'abet'
Synonyms of 'abrade'
Synonyms of 'actuate'
Synonyms of 'aggravate'
Synonyms of 'agitate'
Synonyms of 'alienate'
Synonyms of 'amplify'
Synonyms of 'anger'
Synonyms of 'animate'
Synonyms of 'annoy'
Synonyms of 'answer back'
Synonyms of 'antagonize'
Synonyms of 'arouse'
Synonyms of 'attract'
Synonyms of 'augment'
Synonyms of 'badger'
Synonyms of 'bait'
Synonyms of 'bear'
Synonyms of 'bedevil'
Synonyms of 'beset'
Synonyms of 'bother'
Synonyms of 'bring about'
Synonyms of 'bring'
Synonyms of 'bristle'
Synonyms of 'bug'
Synonyms of 'cause'
Synonyms of 'chafe'
Synonyms of 'challenge'
Synonyms of 'chivy'
Synonyms of 'come between'
Synonyms of 'concern'
Synonyms of 'contrive'
Synonyms of 'Dare'
Synonyms of 'deepen'
Synonyms of 'deteriorate'
Synonyms of 'devil'
Synonyms of 'discompose'
Synonyms of 'displease'
Synonyms of 'disturb'
Synonyms of 'disunite'
Synonyms of 'divide'
Synonyms of 'dog'
Synonyms of 'electrify'
Synonyms of 'elicit'
Synonyms of 'embitter'
Synonyms of 'engender'
Synonyms of 'enhance'
Synonyms of 'enlarge'
Synonyms of 'enliven'
Synonyms of 'enrage'
Synonyms of 'envenom'
Synonyms of 'estrange'
Synonyms of 'evince'
Synonyms of 'evoke'
Synonyms of 'exacerbate'
Synonyms of 'exasperate'
Synonyms of 'excite'
Synonyms of 'exercise'
Synonyms of 'exhilarate'
Synonyms of 'fan'
Synonyms of 'fascinate'
Synonyms of 'ferment'
Synonyms of 'fillip'
Synonyms of 'fire'
Synonyms of 'flurry'
Synonyms of 'foment'
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Common Verb Collocations of unprovoked
Common Verb Collocations of unseated