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instigator

noun [C] uk   /ˈɪn.stɪ.ɡeɪ.tər/  us   /-t̬ɚ/
a person who causes something to happen, especially something bad: The instigators of the disturbance have not yet been identified.
Translations of “instigator”
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指壞事的)發起者, 煽動者…
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指坏事的)发起者, 煽动者…
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