inciter inciter

Definition(s):

  • (n) someone who deliberately foments trouble

Usage(s):

  1. Top government leaders, from President Jalal Talabani on down, have described al-Dari as an inciter of ethnic and sectarian violence.
  2. Senator Royal Samuel Copeland, when he was the New York City Commissioner of Public Health, was no greater publicity inciter.
  3. He is William Roper, head coach of the Princeton eleven, inciter of great deeds on the gridiron, exhorter of youth in wholesome sport.

Quotes

  1. ...opposition to Hosny's candidacy has been escalating since May, when Wiesel and French intellectuals Bernard-Henri Lévy and Claude Lanzmann denounced Hosny in an op-ed in Le Monde, calling him "a dangerous man, an inciter of hearts and...
    on Sep 7, 2009 By: Claude Lanzmann Source: Jerusalem Post

  2. Lieberman replied, "You are a huge inciter, a fifth column, traitor! We'll make sure you get to someplace fitting for you."
    on Feb 24, 2008 By: Avigdor Lieberman Source: Jerusalem Post

  3. Right-wing activist Baruch Marzel said: "We need to evacuate Olmert from government. He is a provocateur and an inciter seeking to spill Jewish blood in Hebron. The public will do a good job should it decide to overthrow him as soon as possible."
    on Jan 18, 2006 By: Baruch Marzel Source: Ynetnews

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