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one who agitates, especially politically

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a person who initiates a course of action

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Neither was the instigator nor had any personal gain to benefit from the offences,'' he said.
Judge Lord Kingarth told Sinclair: ``You not only took part in, but were the main instigator in, a series of armed robberies in which you targeted small banks in the West of Scotland.
According to him, the naturalist opposition (against Plato as reinterpreted by Ficino) comes to a head in Pomponazzi, who "reversed the subordination of melancholy to divine inspiration assigned to it by Ficino and Nifo, with melancholy now viewed, not as a material agent of supernatural powers, but as an independently efficacious instigator of genius, capable of deceiving the mind into believing that it is being impelled by supernatural powers" (168).
The user is in the driver's seat of the innovation process, but only within the well-defined limits the instigator has set.
He said: "Craig was the instigator of the idea but he wasn't on the pitch, so we unfortunately missed it.
Even if President Bashar Assad was the instigator side, then he should be referred to the Special Tribunal".
Riyadh, Sha'ban 18, 1433, Jul 8, 2012, SPA -- With the help of Allah Almighty, Nimr Baqir Al-Nimr, a seditious instigator in the town of Awamiyah, was arrested at 4:00 p.
We urge the international community to organize a conference to solve the Albanian issue on the Balkan otherwise LDK, as the instigator of the three liberation wars and national unifications, is obligated to reactivate NLA," the pressrelease reads.
LAHORE, March 28, 2012 (Frontier Star): Federal Minister for Information and Broadcasting Dr Firdous Ashiq Awan Tuesday said that the role of the chief executive of the largest province of the country as an instigator is deplorable and it may harm the federation.
It is about time our other councillors took a long hard look at this situation and at the instigator of it.
PC Anthony Kelly, of Durham Police, who is investigating the attack, said the main instigator was a man in his late teens to early 20s with a distinctive hairstyle.
Hopefully scary Harriet, the instigator of this cover-up, will be the first to get her P45.
Theoneste Bagosora, the chief instigator of the massacres, was guilty of crimes against humanity is entirely appropriate.
1954: Four years of anti-Communist witch-hunts in America came to an end when its instigator, Joseph McCarthy, was condemned for conduct unbecoming a senator.