GRE Word List


serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate

The meaning of the word provocative is serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate.

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alienateto cause to be estranged : to make unfriendly, hostile, or indifferent especially where attachment formerly existed
balmyhaving the qualities of balm : soothing
unregeneratenot regenerate
sleazylacking firmness of texture : flimsy
cynicalhaving or showing the attitude or temper of a cynic: such as
nettleany of a genus (Urtica of the family Urticaceae, the nettle family) of chiefly coarse herbs armed with stinging hairs
abominableworthy of or causing disgust or hatred : detestable
recantto withdraw or repudiate (a statement or belief) formally and publicly : renounce
fancierone that has a special liking or interest
casteone of the hereditary social classes in Hinduism that restrict the occupation of their members and their association with the members of other castes