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synonyms for agent provocateur

  • agitator
  • firebrand
  • goad
  • incendiary
  • instigator
  • intelligence agent
  • noncooperator
  • operative
  • provocateur
  • provocative agent
  • provoker
  • rabble-rouser
  • radical
  • ringleader
  • spark
  • spy
  • troublemaker
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How to use agent provocateur in a sentence

That the inconstancy of such notices, in cases equally important, proves they did not proceed from any such agent.
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The board will appoint a settling agent who shall keep the necessary records and accounts.
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It is probable he wished to provide written proof of a plea that he was an unwilling agent in the clutch of a mutinous army.
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When the carpet was done, Aunt Ri took the roll in her own independent arms, and strode with it to the Agent's house.
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Yes, the Agent had heard this; he had wondered why the widow did not come to see him; he had expected to hear from her.
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Suppose one goes to the office of a general insurance agent to get insurance on his home.
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A special agent is authorized to do a specific thing, to sell a home, buy a horse, or effect some particular end or purpose.
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The company declines to pay because the agent made a lower rate than was authorized by his company.
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Another way of rendering a principal liable for the act of his agent is by ratifying it.
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Mechem says that if at the time of signing, the person doing so purported to act as agent, the act might be ratified.
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WORDS RELATED TO AGENT PROVOCATEUR

  • agent provocateur
  • agitator
  • demon
  • evildoer
  • firebrand
  • heel
  • incendiary
  • inciter
  • inflamer
  • instigator
  • loose cannon
  • mischief-maker
  • punk
  • rabble-rouser
  • rascal
  • recreant
  • rogue
  • rowdy
  • smart aleck
  • wise guy
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.