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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of provokes in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of provokes in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

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  1. G Gaia:

    The common dogma of fundamentalists is fear of modern knowledge, inability to cope with the fast change in a scientific-technological society, and the real breakdown in apparent moral order in recent years.... That is why hate is the major fuel, fear is the cement of the movement, and superstitious ignorance is the best defence against the dangerous new knowledge. ... When you bring up arguments that cast serious doubts on their cherished beliefs you are not simply making a rhetorical point, you are threatening their whole Universe and their immortality. That provokes anger and quite frequently violence. ... Unfortunately you cannot reason with them and you even risk violence in confronting them. Their numbers will decline only when society stabilizes, and adapts to modernity.

  2. Anuj Somany:

    Raise own standard before joining a bandwagon led by a person who provokes the people to raise hand in support of someone or something.

  3. Mikhail Yulkin:

    The fact that (Russia does) not have such a system only increases our isolation, provokes suspicion and distrust among investors and consumers, and has a very negative impact on business and the economy.

  4. Jennifer Benka:

    Poems are comprised of everyday material expertly arranged in ways that require a reader's time and reflection, but the reward is great: a memorable insight into our humanity, a line that perfectly encapsulates a moment or a truth we want to remember, an experience with language that provokes new ideas and deeper understanding.

  5. Pyotr Shkumatov:

    The golden youth are not popular, such behavior, from people who haven't earned a rouble and who still have milk drying on their upper lips, provokes hatred. The police need to see this through to the end.

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    a deliberately offensive act or something producing the effect of deliberate disrespect
    • A. denudate
    • B. summon
    • C. affront
    • D. abase

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