Agent provocateur and Informer

Agent provocateur

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Agent provocateur noun – A secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts.
Informer and agent provocateur are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Informer" instead a noun phrase "Agent provocateur".
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Informer noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Agent provocateur and informer are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Agent provocateur" instead a noun "Informer".
Nearby Words: inform, information, informed, informant, informing
Synonyms for Informer
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Informer or Agent provocateur. 2016. Accessed January 19, 2021.

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