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instigating

adjective

Synonyms and Antonyms of instigating

  1. serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction an artist who deliberately creates instigating works of art that are sure to arouse controversy Synonyms charged, edgy, exciting, inciting, provocative, instigative, piquing, provoking, stimulatingRelated Words explosive, fiery, incendiary, inflammatory, triggering; inducing, inspirational, inspiring, motivating, motivational, motivative; jeering, taunting, teasing; activating, energizing, galvanizing, quickening, vitalizing; angering, enraging, maddening, upsetting; aggravating, annoying, bothersome, exasperating, galling, irksome, irritating, pesky, vexatious, vexingNear Antonyms subduingAntonyms noninflammatory



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