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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy;
- Example: "a provocative remark"
- Example: "a provocative smile"
- Example: "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope

2. exciting sexual desire;
- Example: "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative"

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4 definitions retrieved:

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Provocative \Pro*vo"ca*tive\, a. [L. provocativus: cf. OF. provocatif.] Serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; exciting. [1913 Webster]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Provocative \Pro*vo"ca*tive\, n. Anything that is provocative; a stimulant; as, a provocative of appetite. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

provocative adj 1: 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 [ant: unprovocative, unprovoking] 2: exciting sexual desire; "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative"
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

165 Moby Thesaurus words for "provocative": acceptable, adorable, aggravating, aggravative, agitating, agreeable, alluring, annoying, appealing, appetizing, arousing, attractive, beguiling, bewitching, blandishing, breathtaking, cajoling, captivating, catching, challenging, charged, charismatic, charming, cliff-hanging, coaxing, come-hither, contentious, coquettish, desirable, disquieting, distracting, distressing, disturbing, electric, enchanting, encouraging, energizing, engaging, enravishing, enthralling, enticing, entrancing, enviable, erotic, exasperating, exasperative, exciting, exhilarating, exotic, fascinating, fetching, flirtatious, galling, galvanic, galvanizing, glamorous, goad, harassing, heady, heart-expanding, heart-stirring, heart-swelling, heart-thrilling, humiliating, hypnotic, impetus, impressive, impulse, incensing, incentive, incitation, incitement, inflammatory, infuriating, interesting, intoxicating, intriguing, inviting, irksome, irresistible, irritating, jarring, jolting, juicy, likable, lively, lovable, maddening, mesmeric, mind-blowing, mortifying, motivation, mouth-watering, moving, nettlesome, offensive, outrageous, overcoming, overmastering, overpowering, overwhelming, perturbing, piquant, plaguing, pleasing, prepossessing, prompting, provoking, provoquant, push, racy, ravishing, readable, rich, rousing, seducing, seductive, sensual, sensuous, sexy, siren, sirenic, soul-stirring, spellbinding, spellful, spicy, spirit-stirring, spur, stimulant, stimulating, stimulative, stinging, stirring, striking, succulent, suggestive, suspenseful, suspensive, taking, tantalizing, teasing, telling, tempting, thought-challenging, thought-inspiring, thought-provoking, thrilling, thrilly, tickling, titillating, titillative, to be desired, toothsome, troubling, unobjectionable, unsettling, upsetting, vexatious, vexing, voluptuous, winning, winsome, witching, worth having, wounding