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Provocation

provocation

1. The act of provoking, or causing vexation or, anger.

2. That which provokes, or excites anger; the cause of resentment; as, to give provocation.

3. Incitement; stimulus; as, provocation to mirth.

4. Such prior insult or injury as may be supposed, under the circumstances, to create hot blood, and to excuse an assault made in retort or redress.

5. An appeal to a court.

Origin: A Latinism.


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... centers. You would also have to factor toxicity levels, number of victims bitten who survived, propensity for the snake to attack without apparent provocation ect. It could get incredibly complicated, especially since new venomous snakes are discovered fairly regularly. Or you could just find the ...

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