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  • n. Plural form of agitator.


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  • But, certainly, both the Afghan government tonight and the U.S. government believe there were what they call agitators who stirred up this trouble once it erupted, because it really did spread across the city.

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  • How you can say Mark and David are agitators is beyond believe.

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  • Perhaps this will help focus the minds of the third term agitators and others pursuing trivia on what is really important.....

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  • Chiluba and his third term agitators conspired to block those opposing his campaign from the convention, thus effectively securing his "victory" as party president.

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  • The description of these agitators is one of the least successful passages in the book; the overall impression, whether intended or not, is that these men are not worthy of their mission.

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  • But there's another side to violence in hockey, the one that's represented by folks we call agitators -- your Sean Avery types, the guys who stir things up.


  • Setups can range from something as simple as a five-gallon bucket to something as complex as holding tanks with built in agitators.

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  • That soon changed, as angry mobs in Alabama confronted these so-called "agitators," torching one of the buses and assaulting the victims in "a scene from hell," as a local onlooker recalls.

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  • That procedures around so-called agitators are different inevitably suggests forces other than the rule of law govern their cases.

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  • For all of this, like Dr. King, you were called agitators, troublemakers, malcontents, and disturbers of the peace.

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