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Adjective
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.”
Adjective
Providing or showing creative or spiritual inspiration
Verb
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.”
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Present participle for to goad or urge forward
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“The possession of a maritime culture may have enabled these islands to instigate change more easily than communities on the mainland.”
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Present participle for to take the first step into something
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(lead to) Present participle for to culminate or result in a particular event or consequence
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Present participle for to convince, or cause to believe, through reason or argument
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Present participle for to champion or foster a cause
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Present participle for to carry on (a war or campaign)
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Present participle for to influence someone (usually dishonestly) in return for money
Preposition
Being the reason for
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