provokingly

All Adverb
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  • Having done that, she was now provokingly determined not to make bad worse. Cited from Poor Miss Finch, by Wilkie Collins
  • She shook her head, and her blue eyes laughed at him provokingly. Cited from Flowing Gold, by Rex Beach
  • She looked into his eyes then and smiled half-shyly and half-provokingly. Cited from The Rejuvenation of Aunt Mary, by Anne Warner
  • She entered the hall and glanced at him provokingly over her shoulder. Cited from Viviette, by William J. Locke
  • At last, when they were standing near the door, Mavis put her face provokingly near his. Cited from Sparrows, by Horace W.C. Newte
  • For years I hoped my time would come, but the opportunity was provokingly delayed. Cited from The Collectors, by Frank Jewett Mather, Jr.
  • On the next day the weather still showed no sign of change, but kept provokingly and obstinately fair. Cited from Five Weeks in a Balloon, by Jules Verne
  • She tilted her face provokingly, but her eyes were still down. Cited from Bob Son of Battle, by Alfred Ollivant
  • What lovely eyes she's got -- and what a provokingly attractive little nose! Cited from The Jungle Girl, by Gordon Casserly
  • She had gone alone up a mountain path when he came out to join her, and stood there laughing at him provokingly from above. Cited from Three Weeks, by Elinor Glyn
  • She asked, looking at him with a provokingly doubtful expression, but feeling rather nervous all the time. Cited from Hollowmell, by E.R. Burden
  • "What are you thinking about me?" she challenged him, her head tipped back provokingly. Cited from Bambi, by Marjorie Benton Cooke
  • Peter's first look was a provokingly significant one at the confused and blushing young lady. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 9, No. 52, February, 1862, by Various
  • She turned -- provokingly -- to the soldier on her left hand. Cited from Missing, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • But, in spite of all her care, Erica failed most provokingly that day. Cited from We Two, by Edna Lyall
  • Short days, together with our heavy sleds, and dogs not more than half fed, kept us back most provokingly. Cited from Schwatka's Search, by William H. Gilder
  • Was she the same Mona, after all, who had so provokingly eluded my love during my former visit? Cited from Daybreak: A Romance of an Old World,by James Cowan
  • "You are provokingly cool!" said the other, his eye changing again. Cited from Hills of the Shatemuc, by Susan Warner
  • But Shirley provokingly shook his head, as he drew out his watch. Cited from The Voice on the Wire, by Eustace Hale Ball
  • Gulden drew out several small sacks, which he provokingly placed on the seat in front of him. Cited from The Border Legion, Zane Grey
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