Agent provocateur and Rat

Agent provocateur

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Agent provocateur noun – A secret agent who incites suspected persons to commit illegal acts.
Rat and agent provocateur are semantically related. In some cases you can use "Rat" instead a noun phrase "Agent provocateur".
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Rat noun – A person who provides information about another's wrongdoing.
Agent provocateur and rat are semantically related. Sometimes you can use "Agent provocateur" instead a noun "Rat".
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