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instigate (verb), instigates; instigated; instigating
1. To incite or to start a process to begin; especially, to provoke wicked actions: The two drunken teenagers at the party instigated the fighting that occurred that evening.
2. To cause trouble by urging someone to do something destructive, wrong, evil, or bad: Since Tim was usually a timid student, he was instigated, goaded and provoked by the other students to cheat in the upcoming test in order to show his daring and courage.
To urge someone to do something that is not acceptable.
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