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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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Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- A document released by the Israeli military describes how snipers may open fire on Gaza protesters it calls "key instigators" or "key rioters" -- even when they move away from the crowd or are resting, according to a press release by Adalah -- The Legal Center for Arab Minority Rights in Israel, which demanded that Israeli troops immediately stop shooting live ammunition at unarmed protesters along the Gaza boundary fence.
Consequently the instigators have cost the UK a lot of money, and I mean a lot of cash.
Here you have the Pepederalismo dancer, bomb scare instigator, and PWD trivializer Drew Olivar rambling mindlessly about suicide/self-harm,' Naguit said in a tweet on Tuesday.
In both cases the actual instigator of the incident, the provocateur, received a yellow card while the players who reacted were sent off.
The settlers renewed demands to close the Youth Against Settlements headquarters in the area, accusing the movement of being the main instigator of the attacks on settlers.
A 27-year-old man accused of being the instigator of a burglary that led to the death of a Moldovan woman, 36, in Larnaca in 2015 was jailed for 15 years on Tuesday after being found guilty on charges of manslaughter, conspiracy to commit a crime, burglary and theft.
He claimed that he is the only instigator of the calls to protest on Friday and that he called for a "revolution" due to deteriorating political and economic conditions in Egypt under the rule of the army.
At Falkirk Sheriff Court yesterday, Sheriff Linda Smith told Bannatyne's lawyer: "It's not my impression she was the instigator. I'm not saying Jacqueline was but your client found herself in a situation where she felt she was the victim of road rage."
The speaker is Nigel Bishop, custodian of the gardens for more than 20 years and the instigator and project manager behind the PS4.3million Heritage Lotteryfunded restoration programme which returned the gardens as the 'jewel' in Leamington's crown.
Penalties -- Chara, Bos (high-sticking), 5:00; Rechlicz, Was, served by Wilson, minor-major-misconduct (instigator, fighting), 7:42; Boychuk, Bos, major (fighting), 7:42; Boston bench, served by Spooner (too many men), 11:00; Washington bench, served by Wilson (too many men), 17:53.
Syria: Enter the ethnic cleanser of Banias A fugitive Turkish Alevi with Syrian citizenship and a checkered past has emerged as the chief instigator and overseer of last week's massacres in Bayda and Banias.
The user is in the driver's seat of the innovation process, but only within the well-defined limits the instigator has set.