Synonyms for agent provocateur

Grammar : Noun
Spell : ey-juh nt pruh-vok-uh-tur; French a-zhahn praw-vaw-ka-r
Phonetic Transcription : ˈeɪ dʒənt prəˌvɒk əˈtɜr; French a ʒɑ̃ prɔ vɔ kaˈtœr

Top 10 synonyms for agent provocateur Other synonyms for the word agent provocateur

Définition of agent provocateur

  • noun secret agent
Example sentences :
  • The proper business of an ‘agent provocateur’ is to provoke.
  • Extract from : « The Secret Agent » by Joseph Conrad
  • Galban seized the opportunity to bring his talents as agent provocateur into the field.
  • Extract from : « The Green Book » by Mr Jkai
  • I was looking about to find the German agent provocateur, but I failed to find him.
  • Extract from : « Spies of the Kaiser » by William Le Queux
  • Was Reese merely a "stool pigeon" or was he an "agent provocateur?"
  • Extract from : « The Everett massacre » by Walker C. Smith
  • The seditious placards posted up at Norwich may have been the work of some fanatic or of an agent provocateur.
  • Extract from : « William Pitt and the Great War » by John Holland Rose
  • They seem to find some pleasure in admiring him in the part of Agent provocateur.
  • Extract from : « Bismarck and the Foundation of the German Empire » by James Wycliffe Headlam
  • The reason you brought this agent provocateur, this Trotskyite wrecker, to this position of ridiculous power.
  • Extract from : « Expediter » by Dallas McCord Reynolds
  • My answer was that a study of many labor cases had taught me the methods of the agent provocateur.
  • Extract from : « The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition » by Upton Sinclair
  • The spy, the paid informer, the agent provocateur, play the same part now as in the sixteenth century.
  • Extract from : « Ten Tudor Statesmen » by Arthur D. Innes
  • He found discrepancies in the accounts, and intimated that the Government had adopted the odious rôle of the agent provocateur.
  • Extract from : « The Annual Register 1914 » by Anonymous
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