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verb (instigat, ing)
  1. To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite.
He hath only instigated his blackest agents to the very extent of their malignity. -Bp. Warburton.
Etymology: instigatus, past participle of instigare to instigate; prefix in- in + a root akin to stechen to prick, stick.


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