occasioner


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occasioner

(əˈkeɪʒənə)
n
a person who or that which generates or precipitates something
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Newton calls the daughter "no lesse pernitious to Spayne, then faire Helena was to the Troyanes," but concludes with Roderic "moved with repentance, because he knew himself to be the cause & occasioner of all this mishap" (K.
Parliament's brief to end impunity was sent to a barrister at Gray's Inn, John Cooke, who prosecuted Charles Stuart as 'the occasioner, author and continuer' of the civil wars, 'a tyrant, traitor, murderer and a public and implacable enemy to the commonwealth of England'.