Agent provocateur and Informant

Agent provocateur

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Agent provocateur noun – A secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts.
Informant and agent provocateur are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Informant" instead a noun phrase "Agent provocateur".
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Informant noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Agent provocateur and informant are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Agent provocateur" instead a noun "Informant".
Nearby Words: inform, information, informer, informative, informing
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Informant or Agent provocateur. 2016. Accessed January 27, 2021.

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