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instigation

Synonyms of instigation in English:

noun

  • 1 the whole team became involved at David's instigation
    prompting, suggestion;
    request, entreaty, solicitation;
    wish, desire;
    urging, importuning, pressure, persuasion;
    demand, insistence
    formal instance
  • 2 the Interior Ministry spoke of foreign instigation of the disorder
    initiation, incitement, provocation, stirring up, whipping up, kindling, fuelling, fomentation, encouragement, inducement;
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