Instigator and Provoker


Instigator noun - A person who stirs up public feelings especially of discontent.
Usage example: an instigator who always managed to be innocently standing by once the fighting began

Provoker is a synonym for instigator. In some cases you can use "Provoker" instead a noun "Instigator". popular alternative


Provoker noun - Someone who deliberately foments trouble.
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Synonyms for Provoker

Instigator is a synonym for provoker in attacker topic. You can use "Instigator" instead a noun "Provoker", if it concerns topics such as secret agent.
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