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instigative

adjective

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serving or likely to arouse a strong reaction
  • she is no stranger to controversy, having penned several instigative and inflammatory books attacking liberals

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“Instigative.” Merriam-Webster.com Thesaurus, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/thesaurus/instigative. Accessed 3 Dec. 2020.

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