Usage examples for Instigating

  1. His merit in that eminence was, by instigating a tyrant to injustice, to provoke a people to rebellion. – The Works of the Right Honourable Edmund Burke, Vol. V. (of 12) by Edmund Burke
  2. But she was interested, and I went on to mention how greatly the strikers were stirred by the arrests, how they paraded in front of the jail, singing, and how the feeling was mostly directed against Mr. Ditmar, because he was accused of instigating the placing of dynamite in the tenements. – The Dwelling Place of Light, Complete by Winston Churchill Last Updated: March 5, 2009
  3. If I were going to open the letter and use its contents, then you might charge me with instigating theft. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr