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Instigating Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Instigate \In"sti*gate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Instigated; p. pr. & vb. n. Instigating.] [L. instigatus, p. p. of instigare to instigate; pref. in- in + a root akin to G. stechen to prick, E. stick. See Stick.] To goad or urge forward; to set on; to provoke; to incite; -- used chiefly with reference to evil actions; as to instigate one to a crime. He hath only instigated his blackest agents to the very extent of their malignity. --Bp. Warburton. Syn: To stimulate; urge; spur; provoke; tempt; incite; impel; encourage; animate.
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    • Moscow questions U.S. allegations Russia shelling Ukraine
      The Russian Defence Ministry on Monday cast doubt on pictures that Washington said showed Russia had recently shelled Ukrainian military positions. The United States has accused Russia of instigating the conflict in eastern Ukraine where pro-Moscow separatists are fighting central government forces. Russia has denied any involvement in the conflict. On Sunday, the Read more on this news related to 'Instigating'
    • Nitish Kumar denies instigating JD(U) MLC to clash with BJP members
      Nitish Kumar denies instigating JD(U) MLC to clash with BJP members Read more on this news related to 'Instigating'
    • Moscow questions US allegations Russia shelling Ukraine
      The Russian Defence Ministry on Monday cast doubt on pictures that Washington said showed Russia had recently shelled Ukrainian military positions. The United States has accused Russia of instigating the conflict in eastern Ukraine where pro-Moscow separatists are fighting central government forces. Russia has denied any involvement in the conflict. On Sunday, the Read more on this news related to 'Instigating'

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