Provocation and provoke may refer to:
  • Provocation (legal)
    Provocation (legal)
    In criminal law, provocation is a possible defense by excuse or exculpation alleging a sudden or temporary loss of control as a response to another's provocative conduct sufficient to justify an acquittal, a mitigated sentence or a conviction for a lesser charge...

    , a type of legal defense in court which claims the "victim" provoked the accused's actions
  • Agent provocateur
    Agent provocateur
    Traditionally, an agent provocateur is a person employed by the police or other entity to act undercover to entice or provoke another person to commit an illegal act...

    , a (generally political) group that tries to goad a desired response from the group or otherwise disrupt its activity
  • Provocation (medical)
    Provocation (medical)
    A provocation test, also called a provocation trial or provocation study, is a form of clinical trial whereby participants are exposed to either a substance or "thing" that is claimed to provoke a response, or to a sham substance or device that should provoke no response. An example of a...

    , a way of medical testing for conditions such as an allergy by provoking the immune system's response
  • Provoke (album)
    Provoke (album)
    Provoke is the third album of Dutch death metal band Altar. It was released in 1998 by Displeased Records.-Track listing:# "Cleaning Day" – 5:19# "Route 666" – 3:13# "W.E.B." – 5:58# "Ode" – 6:04# "Silent Force" – 5:24...

    , a 1998 album by Altar and their final release on Displeased Records
  • Provoked (film)
    Provoked (film)
    Provoked is a 2007 UK based English language film, directed by Jag Mundhra. It stars Aishwarya Rai, Naveen Andrews, Miranda Richardson, Robbie Coltrane, Nandita Das and Steve McFadden. The film is loosely based on the true story of Kiranjit Ahluwalia who killed her abusive husband.Cinematography...

    , a 2007 British film starring Aishwarya Rai and Naveen Andrews
  • Provoked (album)
    Provoked (album)
    Provoked is the 15th live spoken word album by Henry Rollins, released on April 1, 2008 as a CD/DVD combo on 2.13.61 Records. It was recorded in San Francisco, CA on November 6, 2007 and Amsterdam, Netherlands on January 23, 2008 during his Provoked tour.The DVD includes the Comedy Central special...

    , a 2008 album by Henry Rollins
  • Provoked, a hardcore punk band from Minnesota, US formed in early 2000s.

See also
  • False flag operation
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