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Noun1.provoker - someone who deliberately foments trouble; "she was the instigator of their quarrel"
ringleader - a person who leads (especially in illicit activities)
bad hat, mischief-maker, trouble maker, troublemaker, troubler - someone who deliberately stirs up trouble
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Go, I say, to her, who washed the wounds, and straighted the corpse, and gave to the slain man the outward show of one parted in time and in the course of nature Go to her, she was my temptress, the foul provoker, the more foul rewarder, of the deed let her, as well as I, taste of the tortures which anticipate hell
The arrival of the Turner Prize, that great promoter of artistic talent and provoker of public outrage, may mark a turning point.
10) Similar may be rationales of a trend provoker, trend supporter, or trend amplifier.
British regard the words sorry and excuse me as magical expressions which provide a soothing effect to both provoker and wounded, but Americans on the other hand avoid adopting such a path of apology in sheer egotism.
At times, the victim is seen as the provoker of the crime.
Evicted contestant Andy has called his once good friend Gauhar Khan as the provoker of fights in the house of "Bigg Boss 7.
A provoker appeared among us, so he provoked a so-called seizure of power.
An eye for an eye, a tooth for a tooth, the provoker is most to blame .
The victim was an initiator, willing participant, aggressor, or provoker of the incident.
After people take to the streets, the leadership Gigi had shown as a tweeter as a provoker takes on a new form, as she recruits and inspires people to continue their struggle and overcome fear: "Don't let [the] police intimidate us with their presence, they always have been there and always will, it's time to move #Jan 25.
All nine types exist in every culture, worldwide," remarked Appel, who is also a strategist, thought provoker, consultant and coach.