HyperDic: instigator

English > 2 senses of the word instigator:
NOUNperson instigator, provoker, inciter, instigant, firebrandsomeone who deliberately foments trouble
person instigator, initiatora person who initiates a course of action
instigator > pronunciation
Soundsih'nstahgey.ter
Rhymesabductor ... zoster: 649 rhymes with ter...
English > instigator: 2 senses > noun 1, person
Meaningsomeone who deliberately foments trouble.
Example"she was the instigator of their quarrel"
Synonymsprovoker, inciter, instigant, firebrand
NarrowerringleaderA person who leads (especially in illicit activities)
Broadertroublemaker, trouble maker, troubler, mischief-maker, bad hatsomeone who deliberately stirs up trouble
Spanishincitador, instigador, soplador
Catalanincitador, instigador, provocador
Verbsinstigateprovoke or stir ... / stir up
English > instigator: 2 senses > noun 2, person
MeaningA person who initiates a course of action.
Synonyminitiator
NarroweraggressorA confident assertive person who acts as instigator
BroaderleaderA person who rules or guides or inspires others
Spanishiniciador, instigador
Catalaniniciador, instigador
Verbsinstigateserve as the inciting cause of

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