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Causing or eliciting a strong reaction (in someone)
“Mac was like the proboscis of a mosquito, always getting under one's skin with his instigating comments and ill-timed remarks.”
Providing or showing creative or spiritual inspiration
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To be triggering a passionate feeling or reaction
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“All the treks have their own bewitching features that instigate you to move ahead while knowing them.”
Present participle for to goad or urge forward
“The possession of a maritime culture may have enabled these islands to instigate change more easily than communities on the mainland.”
Present participle for to convince, or cause to believe, through reason or argument
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Present participle for to carry on (a war or campaign)
Being the reason for
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