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Provocative

Pronunciation of Provocative
/pɹəvˈɒkətˌɪv/, /pɹəvˈɒkətˌɪv/, /p_ɹ_ə_v_ˈɒ_k_ə_t_ˌɪ_v/

Antonyms for provocative:

disarming, unprovocative, boring, unsexy, unprovoking, noninflammatory.

Synonyms for provocative:

Sense 1

eroticism, erotic, raunchy, flirtatious.

Sense 2

off-color, kinky, steamy, salty, suggestive, juicy, sensuous.

Sense 3

scabrous, racy.

Sense 4

blue, earthy, spicy.

absorbing

interesting.

debatable

controversial.

debonair

jaunty.

diverting

entertaining.

enchanting

charming.

stimulating

lively, exciting.

Other synonyms and related words:

interesting, suggestive, scabrous, blue, flirtatious, erotic, lively, inviting, salty, sensuous, raunchy, racy, earthy, entertaining, controversial, charming, kinky, jaunty, spicy, juicy, exciting, off-color.

aggravating (adjective)

challenging, exciting, provoking.

exciting (adjective)

agitative.

inflammatory (adjective)

incitive.

interesting (adjective)

intriguing.

lively (adjective)

jaunty.

sexually stimulating (adjective)

intriguing, inviting, suggestive, interesting, erotic.

Sense 1 (noun)

interesting.

Sense 2 (noun)

earthy, off-color, racy, kinky, steamy, raunchy, spicy, blue, salty, eroticism, suggestive, scabrous, erotic, sensuous.

provocative (noun)

incitive, rousing, challenging, provoking, rabble-rousing, agitative, instigative, agitating, seditious, intriguing, inflammatory, incendiary, charged.

appealing (verb)

inviting.

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calm, collected, composed, peaceful, possessed, self-possessed, serene, together, untroubled, recalled.

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