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Webster's Dictionary 1828 - Online Edition

Webster's Dictionary 1828

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Provocative

PROVO'CATIVE, adjective Exciting; stimulating; tending to awaken or incite appetite or passion.

PROVO'CATIVE, noun Any thing that tends to excite appetite or passion; a stimulant; as a provocative of hunger or of lust.