Moving and Provoking


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Moving adjective – Having the power to affect the feelings or sympathies.
Usage example: he gave a truly moving graduation speech that had some graduates in tears

Provoking and moving are semantically related in affecting topic. In some cases you can use "Provoking" instead an adjective "Moving", when it comes to topics like inspiring.
Nearby Words: move, moved, movement, mover, movable
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Provoking adjective – Serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction.
Moving and provoking are semantically related in inspiring topic. Sometimes you can use "Moving" instead an adjective "Provoking".
Nearby Words: provoke, provoked, provocation
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  • All-Loving Hero His actions are so moving that they convince Cyrus himself that the world was a beautiful thing as it is, provoking a Heel–Face Turn.
  • Melee combatants can get in on the fun with the Spring Attack feat, which allows for attacking a single target whilst moving (the target must be attacked during the move, not at the start or end of it), without provoking attacks from that target.
  • Moving or attacking cancels the cloaking, but even machines and cameras cease to see you and even Big Daddies can bump into you without noticing (not that they're really aggressive if you're not provoking them).
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