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instigator


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Instigator  \In"sti*ga`tor\,  n.  [L.:  cf  F.  instigateur.] 
  One  who  instigates  or  incites.  --Burke. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  instigator 
  n  1:  someone  who  deliberately  foments  trouble;  "she  was  the 
  instigator  of  their  quarrel"  [syn:  {provoker},  {inciter}, 
  {instigant},  {firebrand}] 
  2:  a  person  who  initiates  a  course  of  action  [syn:  {initiator}] 




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