To stir to action or feeling
He didn't instigate anything—just the opposite.
Any of these things can cause enough stress in your cat to instigate fur loss.
Responding to the messages only serves to instigate further contact.Sit with your children as they set up user names, email addresses, passwords, and profiles.
This certainly isn't an easy task for women who would usually instigate a fight with someone insulting them, and this is why this test is so difficult.
Situations may be set up to instigate those reactions, but they are essentially "off the cuff."