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PROVOKE





Definition:

  1. [verb] call forth (emotions, feelings, and responses); "arouse pity"; "raise a smile"; "evoke sympathy"
    Synonyms: arouse, elicit, enkindle, kindle, evoke, fire, raise

  2. [verb] call forth; "Her behavior provoked a quarrel between the couple"
    Synonyms: evoke, call forth, kick up

  3. [verb] provide the needed stimulus for
    Synonyms: stimulate

  4. [verb] annoy continually or chronically; "He is known to harry his staff when he is overworked"; "This man harasses his female co-workers"
    Synonyms: harass, hassle, harry, chivy, chivvy, chevy, chevvy, beset, plague, molest

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