Instigate


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Instigate

To incite, stimulate, or induce into action; goad into an unlawful or bad action, such as a crime.

The term instigate is used synonymously with abet, which is the intentional encouragement or aid of another individual in committing a crime.

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As an example, tracking an instigated uncivil behaviour of a supervisor A towards subordinate B (including how B experiences this incivility), and then subordinate B's reaction to this incivility, that is, reciprocated, non-reciprocated or perhaps a displaced reaction, as B instigates incivility towards co-worker C (also a direct report to supervisor A).
"A pro-socialist activist tried to instigate a fight with the guards of minister al-Gharib and storm its house, in front of the Lebanese army.
They are required to follow the protocol and present any reservations through due procedures, he maintained, adding that the prison department cannot permit anyone to instigate others and name-call anyone.
He said it was easy to instigate hostility, but it would take a long time to heal the wounds.
Lahore -- Punjab Chief Minister's Adviser on Health Khwaja Salman Rafeeq said on Monday that legal action would be taken against people who instigate nurses for agitation.
Under the bill no member of health services shall be allowed to go or attempt to go call or attempt to call, participate or attempt to participate, instigate or attempt to instigate and observe or attempt to observe a strike or demonstration for whatsoever reasons.
"The authority is concerned at this suggestion, given that it was not involved in the decision to instigate the investigation, nor does it have involvement in its conduct, including its duration and costs."
He added, "Tearing down Sadr's pictures reflect a wicked plan by the enemy to instigate the Iraqis' sentiments, especially the Sadrists."
The delegates also agreed to ban portraits, banners and ads that might instigate trouble or sectarian
Protestant and Catholic Churches have joined forces to instigate the Christian pavilion, conceived as a place for contemplation amid the sensory overload of the Expo site.
Speaking to ANI, Raina said, "I hope that all these leaders will visit Jammu and Kashmir and Ladakh and appeal for peace and harmony, and not instigate common youth.