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causing an angry reaction, usually intentionally; causing thought about interesting subjects กวนโทสะ, ดึงดูดใจ, เร้าใจ 

The provocative move came after Thailand demanded Cambodia remove a stone tablet carrying a message in Khmer that accused Thai troops of invading Cambodian territory.

Foreign Ministry secretary Chavanond Intarakomalayasut said the provocative nationalist was seen by the Cambodians as a person with the potential to hurt public order.

The movie is philosophically provocative and achingly sad, touching the mind and the heart with equal measure.

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