Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. One who or that which instigates; an inciter.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. One who instigates or incites.
- n. a person who initiates a course of action
- n. someone who deliberately foments trouble
- From Latin instīgātor ("stimulator") (Wiktionary)
“John Brown biography; main instigator of the Civil war”
“The GUD Magazine Issue 3 instigator is Debbie Moorhouse, who joined GUD as a copyeditor after her story Sundown was published in Issue 0.”
“Bush may have never stated directly that Iraq was the main instigator of 9/11, but he repeatedly juxtaposed comments about 9/11 and Iraq in such a way that millions of Americans came to believe that Iraq was the main force behind the 9/11 tragedy.”
“According to the hagiographic Dominican annals, Vaez turned to the main instigator, and, even as the arrows were flying at him, calmly said "Pila, I come to teach you the law of God, and you kill me?”
“Myers speaks to reconciliation as transcending the harmful actions against you or the community to the point the instigator is no longer considered “other” in the culture.”
“The instigator is his brother-in-law, ostensibly an anarchist but in reality the paid agent of a foreign agency.”
“(Sushi) and along with us we took the one main instigator of birthday mayhem in the office.”
““As a kid I was known as an instigator,” Lovejoy adds.”
“He has been the main instigator of two big attempts to mobilize public opinion in the fight against war and international anarchy.”
“If you run the goaltender you're going to have to fight somebody and I don't care if they call the instigator there because the goalie never gets a chance to settle a score himself,”
These user-created lists contain the word ‘instigator’.
words for those who commit particular crimes: i.e., bank robber, arsonist, etc.
Nouns to be used as descriptions while writing stories
List of words referent to persons who commit specific crimes, or are suspected of committing those crimes, beginning with arsonist and safecracker.
Check out reesetee's nice Bad Guys l...
nouns for bad people / words that describe bad people.
goto the good people list
( people, character, descriptor, noun )
A jumble of words, sometimes contradictory, that add up to me. I'll probably be adding to this list for some time, because I'm a very complex individual. ;P
All my favourite words that I come across!
Read this list, and read it well. When you finish, you'll know me better than my mother. That is, unless she reads this list too.
All the vocab will get in class over the year.
this girl has fire.
Looking for tweets for instigator.