In`sti*ga"tion (?), n. [L. instigatio: cf. F. instigation.]

The act of instigating, or the state of being instigated; incitement; esp. to evil or wickedness.

The baseness and villainy that . . . the instigation of the devil could bring the sons of men to. South.


© Webster 1913.

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