Definitions of instigation
  1. noun
    deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord)
    synonyms: fomentation
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    type of:
    induction, initiation, trigger
    an act that sets in motion some course of events
  2. noun
    the verbal act of urging on
    synonyms: abetment, abettal
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    type of:
    the expression of approval and support
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