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Synonyms for instigationˌɪn stɪˈgeɪ ʃən

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. abetment, abettal, instigation(noun)

    the verbal act of urging on

    abetment, instigation, abettal, fomentation

  2. fomentation, instigation(noun)

    deliberate and intentional triggering (of trouble or discord)

    abetment, instigation, abettal, fomentation

Dictionary of English Synonymes

  1. instigation(n.)

    incitement, urgency, encouragement, prompting, influence, solicitation, instance, importunity

PPDB, the paraphrase database

List of paraphrases:

incitement, instigating, behest, enticement, initiative, inducement

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