Associations to the word «Provocative»

Wiktionary

PROVOCATIVE, adjective. Serving or tending to elicit a strong, often negative sentiment in another person; exasperating.
PROVOCATIVE, adjective. Serving or tending to excite, stimulate or arouse sexual interest.
PROVOCATIVE, noun. (now historical) Something that provokes an appetite, especially a sexual appetite; an aphrodisiac. [from 15th c.]

Dictionary definition

PROVOCATIVE, adjective. Serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy; "a provocative remark"; "a provocative smile"; "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope.
PROVOCATIVE, adjective. Exciting sexual desire; "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative".

Wise words

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