agitator

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  • Info An agitator is a person who actively supports some ideology or movement with speeches and especially actions. more...
  • There had really been no need of foreign agitators to make them take up arms. Cited from The Story Of My Life, by Georg Ebers, v3
  • He has been recognized as an agitator for three or four years. Cited from Crowded Out! and Other Sketches, Susie F. Harrison
  • It may be that those critics are right who say he was only an agitator. Cited from The Day of the Confederacy, Nathaniel Stephenson
  • And it came to pass as the agitators had said, even according to all their words. Cited from Equality, by Edward Bellamy
  • But let them stop because they wanted to -- not because outside agitators put them up to it. Cited from King Coal, by Upton Sinclair
  • As a poet, he shows himself an agitator, writing battle songs for the working class.
  • Even then, there were hours of silence because of the lack of agitators.
  • He was strongly opposed to both left-wing and right-wing agitators.
  • Twenty five agitators were arrested and kept in prison for a year.
  • "You call a man an agitator when he demands his legal rights?" Cited from King Coal, by Upton Sinclair
  • He was discharged early from his military service as he was seen as a political agitator.
  • It had made him look and talk like an agitator! Cited from King Coal, by Upton Sinclair
  • Four cases were registered against agitators for attacks on private and government properties.
  • He asks the four agitators to help him with his death.
  • He was one of the main agitators in the labour press against the Twenty-one Conditions.
  • Had the strikers or his little company of agitators, told him about them? Cited from They Call Me Carpenter, by Upton Sinclair
  • It is generally men who are their own worst enemies, who become agitators against the existing order of things. Cited from From Wealth to Poverty, by Austin Potter
  • He served as an agitator, scored two goals and added an assist.
  • Anti-slavery agitators could hardly find words savage enough to express their feelings. Cited from History of the United States, by Charles A. Beard and Mary R. Beard
  • Would you ever have thought I would become a political agitator in my old age -- eh? Cited from Rosmersholm, by Henrik Ibsen
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Meaning of agitator

  • noun One who agitates; a political troublemaker