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instigation

Noun

1 the verbal act of urging on [syn: abetment]
2 deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord) [syn: fomentation]

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  1. The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; esp. to evil or wickedness.

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