What is another word for provocation?

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[ pɹɒvəkˈe͡ɪʃən], [ pɹɒvəkˈe‍ɪʃən], [ p_ɹ_ɒ_v_ə_k_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

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How to use "Provocation" in context?

What is provocation? Simply put, provocation is an intentional act that instigates an emotional response. People often use provocation as a tactic in order to get someone else to do something they wouldn't have otherwise done. For example, a bully might provoke a victim by calling them names, or someone with a mental illness might provoke individuals in order to create a mob and cause harm. While provocation is often seen as a negative thing, it can have a purpose if used correctly.

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