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Daemon
Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021 12:00:00 AM
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instigate

(verb) Provoke or stir up.

Synonyms: incite

Usage: The violence was instigated by ex-members of the secret police.
Emel Rapchan
Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:13:46 AM

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Emel Rapchan
Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021 5:15:04 AM

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Adyl Mouhei
Posted: Thursday, October 14, 2021 6:51:55 AM

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"I'm the college-educated, know-it-all barber who instigates a lot of the arguments in the shop."


Sean Patrick Thomas
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Examples from modern media.

to initiate
• Politicians have consistently used the issue of land ownership to instigate violence and incite communities against each other.
• " Instigating change is a collaborative process and we want to ensure we accurately represent the needs of the communities of the Queenstown Lakes through this Cultural Masterplan, " Moran adds.
• He has long been accused of instigating hate crimes against minority Muslims in the Buddhist-majority country.
• Usually it is men divorcing women and when it comes to the rise in over sixties instigating divorce, often the men are the drivers behind it.

to urge on
• The effects of hate crimes are deeper and wide-ranging than those of other serious crimes such as murders and assault because their motives perpetuate hatred and instigate others to commit similar crimes.
• The official said Sami was found to be " instigating youth to indulge in anti-national activities and has visited various parts of the country to deliver his Takreer and Bayaan. "
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