Daily Word Quiz
a) a wedding ring
b) a glove
c) a handcuff
d) a screwdriver
Today's Featured Word: PROVOCANT
one who provokes, incites, or stimulates a person, reaction, etc.
from French provocant, or Latin provocantem,
pr. pple. of provocare to provoke
FIRST DOCUMENTED USE
1894 - see EXAMPLE below
"...my lady's attitude such that it was very evident she was the provocant."
From: My Lady Rotha: A Romance
By: Stanley Weyman, 1894
Daily Word Quiz Answer
HAND-BOLT c) a handcuff ...1816