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1. instigate

verb. ['ˈɪnstəˌgeɪt'] provoke or stir up.

Synonyms

  • raise
  • stir up
  • set off
  • stimulate
  • act
  • incite
  • provoke

Antonyms

  • fall
  • ascend
  • go
  • stay in place

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Words that Rhyme with Instigate

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  • filegate
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Example sentences of the word instigate


1. Verb, base form
From there, he may choose to further instigate a criminal case against the named person.

2. Verb, non-3rd person singular present
Nose touching is the first way they instigate contact with their mother.

2. instigate

verb. ['ˈɪnstəˌgeɪt'] serve as the inciting cause of.

Synonyms

  • make
  • inspire
  • stimulate
  • prompt
  • cause
  • get
  • induce

Antonyms

  • linger
  • recede
  • ride
  • follow
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