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Definition of Provocative

Provocative

  1. Serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; exciting.
  2. Anything that is provocative; a stimulant; as, a provocative of appetite.

Provocative Quotations

A person once asked me, in a provocative manner, if I approved of homosexuality. I replied with another question: 'Tell me: when God looks at a gay person, does he endorse the existence of this person with love, or reject and condemn this person?' We must always consider the person.
Pope Francis

So there's nothing more provocative than taking a genre that everybody who's cool hates - and then making it cool.
Lady Gaga

I'm in awe of the universe, but I don't necessarily believe there's an intelligence or agent behind it. I do have a passion for the visual in religious rituals, though, even though they may be completely empty and bereft of substance. The incense is powerful and provocative, whether Buddhist or Catholic.
David Bowie

I know I'm not the greatest singer or dancer, but that doesn't interest me. I'm interested in being provocative and pushing people's buttons.
Madonna Ciccone

It has been very erotic and provocative for people to wonder about my feelings for women.
Catherine Deneuve
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Provocative Translations

provocative in German is provokativ
provocative in Spanish is provocativo

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