翻译
  • 简明词典(词霸)
  • 柯林斯词典
  • 牛津词典
  • provocative

    CET4/CET6/TOEFL

    • [prəˈvɒkətɪv]
    • [prəˈvɑːkətɪv]

    释义

    • adj.
      挑衅的; 刺激性的;

    大小写变形:Provocative

  • 词态变化

    • 副词: provocatively;
  • 实用场景例句

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    • 挑衅的
    • 刺激性的
    • 刺激物

    He doesn't really mean that—he's just being deliberately provocative.

    他不是真有此意,只不过是存心挑逗一下罢了。

    ——《牛津高阶英汉双解词典》

    "Opium" is a provocative, sensual, and voluptuous fragrance which makes all your senses vibrate.

    “鸦片”是一种刺激性的、能引起感官快感的香料,能使你所有的感官兴奋起来。

    ——柯林斯例句

    Some adolescents might be more sexually mature and provocative than others.

    一些青少年可能相比同龄人在性方面更成熟、更具挑逗性。

    ——柯林斯例句

    He has made a string of outspoken and sometimes provocative speeches in recent years.

    他近些年发表了一连串直言不讳、有时带煽动性的演说。

    ——柯林斯例句

    She wore a very provocative dress.

    她穿了一件非常性感的裙子.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    His provocative words only fueled the argument further.

    他的挑衅性讲话只能使争论进一步激化.

    ——《简明英汉词典》

    It is however essential that I play out the string and not be provocative.

    但是我必须放缓和一些,而不能搞挑衅.

    ——辞典例句

    She looked very provocative in her bikini.

    穿着比基尼泳装的她看来十分具挑逗性.

    ——辞典例句

    She was sitting in a highly provocative pose.

    她坐在那里姿势非常撩人.

    ——辞典例句

    Once again the measure proved more provocative than effective.

    这一措施又是成事不足,败事有余.

    ——辞典例句

    Your question was not merely provocative.

    你的问题不仅仅是挑衅性的.

    ——辞典例句

    His behavior was called provocative and antisocial.

    他的行为被认为是煽动性的和反社会的。

    ——辞典例句

    Dr Zyphur's garb was, however, no provocative fashion statement.

    然而, 塞弗博士的装束绝非张扬的时尚宣言.

    ——期刊摘选

    A simplistic comment, perhaps, but this is a commentator who specializes in being provocative.

    一个过分单纯的评论, 或许, 但是这是一个专门从事煽动性的评论员.

    ——期刊摘选

    One that acts as a provocative stimulus; a goad.

    刺激令人振奋的刺激物; 激励.

    ——期刊摘选

    He sticked provocative poster on board when nobody was looking.

    趁无人注意,他在板上贴了具有煽动性的海报.

    ——期刊摘选

    The pretty model looks very provocative in a transparent miniskirt.

    在时装表演中,漂亮的模特儿穿着一条透明的迷你裙,看上去十分撩人.

    ——期刊摘选

    His provocative comments will do nothing to advance the cause of world peace.

    他挑?的评论无助于促进世界和平的志业.

    ——期刊摘选

    Stores and restaurants love to stimulate your appetite with provocative sights and smells.

    商店和饭馆都喜欢用撩人的招牌和味道刺激你的食欲.

    ——期刊摘选

    Was this not provocative to IDSF?

    这难道不是对IDSF的挑衅 吗 ?

    ——期刊摘选

    Still, this is a small quibble about a deeply intelligent, provocative book.

    然而, 对于一本深邃理智, 富有挑战意味的书来说,这些只是细枝末节.

    ——期刊摘选

    I admit, it's a provocative headline. But it's true.

    我承认, 这是个令人气愤的标题. 但事实如此.

    ——期刊摘选

    At first only one newspaper, Hankyoreh, regarded as a provocative gadfly, dared print them.

    一开始仅有一家报纸, Hankyoreh,它被认为是一只挑衅的牛虻, 敢于刊登这些指控.

    ——期刊摘选

    Energy giant BP Amoco provides some provocative answers.

    能源巨头BPAmoco提供了一些令人鼓舞的信息.

    ——期刊摘选

    Philip Pullman addresses the apparent separateness of his subject's divinity and humanity in a provocative way.

    菲利普?普尔曼则是以一种极为挑衅的方式诠释了主人公的神性与人性两种显著特质.

    ——期刊摘选

    Slang at its worst, it is stupidly coarse and provocative.

    俗语,往最坏说是愚蠢的粗俗和挑衅.

    ——期刊摘选

    The North's increasingly provocative behaviour has clearly irritated China, its closest ally and biggest aid donor.

    朝鲜愈演愈烈的挑衅行为明显惹恼了其最紧密的盟友以及最大的援助国--中国.

    ——期刊摘选

    Our goal is to build strong and provocative relationships between good companies and their customers.

    我们的使命在于致力为杰出企业和他们的顾客之间建立坚实、令人兴奋的伙伴关系.

    ——期刊摘选

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  • 真题例句

    • 全部
    • 考研

    It’s no surprise that Jennifer Senior’s insightful, provocative magazine cover story, “I love My Children, I Hate My Life,” is arousing much chatter – nothing gets people talking like the suggestion that child rearing is anything less than a completely fulfilling, life-enriching experience.

    出自-2011年考研阅读原文

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  • 英英释义

    Adjective

    • 1. serving or tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; stimulating discussion or exciting controversy;

      "a provocative remark"

      "a provocative smile"

      "provocative Irish tunes which...compel the hearers to dance"- Anthony Trollope

    • 2. exciting sexual desire;

      "her gestures and postures became more wanton and provocative"

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  • 词根词缀

    词根: vok

    =call/voice,表示"出声,叫喊,看"

    • adj.

      invocatory 祈求的, 祈愿的

      invoc=invoke[v.祈求,恳求,[法律的]实施生效]+atory表形容词→adj.祈求的, 祈愿的

      provocative 激怒的,挑战的

      provoc=provoke[v.激怒,刺激]+ative……的→adj.激怒的,挑战的

      revocable 可废除的

      revoc=revoke[v.废除,取消]+able能……的→adj.可废除的

    • n.

      equivoke 双关语, 含糊措辞

      equi平等+vok出声,叫喊,看+e→有两种声音→双关语

    • v.

      convoke 召集[会议]

      con共同+vok出声,叫喊,看+e→喊到一起→召集

      evoke 唤起[回忆,感情等];引起

      e出+vok出声,叫喊,看+e→喊出思想等

      invoke 祈求,恳求,[法律的]实施生效

      in进+vok出声,叫喊,看+e→喊进去,请求

      provoke 激怒,刺激

      pro前+vok喊+e→在[你]前面喊→激怒[你]

      revoke 废除,取消

      re回+vok出声,叫喊,看+e→喊回来,取消

  • 同义词

    aggressivewinningstimulantdefiantintriguingoffensiveinteresting

  • 行业词典

    • 医学

      激发的:指激起征状、反射、反应或疗效的   

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