Asserting vs Provocative - What's the difference?

asserting | provocative |


As a verb asserting

is .

As an adjective provocative is

serving or tending to elicit a strong, often negative sentiment in another person; exasperating.

As a noun provocative is

.

asserting

English

Verb

(head)
  • Anagrams

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    provocative

    English

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Serving or tending to elicit a strong, often negative sentiment in another person; exasperating.
  • Serving or tending to excite, stimulate or arouse sexual interest.
  • Noun

    (en noun)
  • * 1723 , Charles Walker, Memoirs of the Life of Sally Salisbury :
  • She used by way of Provocative , to read the wanton Verses of her (Paramour) in the day time [...].
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