instigative
instigative instigative adj. arousing to action or rebellion.

Syn: incendiary, incitive, inflammatory, rabble-rousing, seditious. [WordNet 1.5]


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • instigative — adjective arousing to action or rebellion • Syn: ↑incendiary, ↑incitive, ↑inflammatory, ↑rabble rousing, ↑seditious • Similar to: ↑provocative • Derivationally related forms …   Useful english dictionary

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  • incitive — adjective arousing to action or rebellion • Syn: ↑incendiary, ↑inflammatory, ↑instigative, ↑rabble rousing, ↑seditious • Similar to: ↑provocative • Derivationally related form …   Useful english dictionary

  • rabble-rousing — adjective arousing to action or rebellion • Syn: ↑incendiary, ↑incitive, ↑inflammatory, ↑instigative, ↑seditious • Similar to: ↑provocative • Derivationally related forms: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • seditious — adjective 1. arousing to action or rebellion • Syn: ↑incendiary, ↑incitive, ↑inflammatory, ↑instigative, ↑rabble rousing • Similar to: ↑provocative • Derivationa …   Useful english dictionary

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