Synonyms and Antonyms of agitator

  1. a person who stirs up public feelings especially of discontent <a political agitator who led an unsuccessful revolt against the government> Synonyms demagogue (also demagog), exciter, firebrand, fomenter, incendiary, inciter, instigator, kindler, provocateur, rabble-rouser Related Words demonstrator, marcher, objector, picketer, protester (or protestor); advocate, apostle, backer, booster, champion, exponent, persuader, promoter, proponent, reformer, reformist, supporter; alarmist, extremist, insurgent, insurrectionist, radical, rebel, revolter, revolutionary, revolutionist, subversive, troublemaker; goader, prodder, prompter, provoker; agent provocateur Near Antonyms peacemaker, reconciler, uniter

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