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Instigator

Instigator Meaning & Definition
Instigator Definition And Meaning

What's The Definition Of Instigator?

[n] a person who initiates a course of action
[n] someone who deliberately foments trouble; "she was the instigator of their quarrel"

Synonyms | Synonyms for Instigator: firebrand | inciter | initiator | instigant | provoker

Related Terms | Find terms related to Instigator: agent | agent provocateur | agitator | agitprop | ancestors | apprentice | architect | artificer | artist | author | begetter | beginner | builder | catalyst | causer | conceiver | constructor | craftsman | creator | demagogue | designer | deviser | discoverer | effector | engenderer | engineer | exciter | executor | executrix | father | firebrand | fomenter | founder | generator | grower | inaugurator | incendiary | inciter | industrialist | inflamer | initiator | inspirer | institutor | introducer | inventor | journeyman | maker | manufacturer | master | master craftsman | mischief-maker | mother | mover | organizer | originator | parent | past master | planner | precursor | prime mover | primum mobile | producer | provocateur | provoker | rabble-rouser | raiser | realizer | ringleader | rouser | seditionary | seditionist | shaper | sire | smith | troublemaker | urger | wright

See Also | aggressor | bad hat | leader | mischief-maker | ringleader | trouble maker | troublemaker | troubler

Instigator In Webster's Dictionary

\In"sti*ga`tor\, n. [L.: cf. F. instigateur.] One who instigates or incites. --Burke.

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