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instigate
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • ’Oh, you are going to perform an act of heroic virtue: to confess you murdered your father, that the valet murdered him at your instigation.’
  • Supposing that he did agree, it would still follow that Dmitri Karamazov is the murderer and the instigator, and Smerdyakov is only a passive accomplice, and not even an accomplice, but merely acquiesced against his will through terror.

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  • The group is accused of instigating the violence in the area.
  • She does not think the current leadership will instigate significant social reform.

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