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ini·tia·tor

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. instigator, initiatornoun

    a person who initiates a course of action

    Synonyms:
    instigator, inciter, firebrand, provoker, instigant

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  1. List of paraphrases for "initiator":

    originator, initiators, initiateur, launcher, instigator

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How to use initiator in a sentence?

  1. Zhang Ming:

    The Chinese are peaceful people and I think the Europeans as well, but we must demonstrate to the trade war's initiator that its action is wrong.

  2. Machiavelli:

    It must be remembered that there is nothing more difficult to plan, more doubtful of success, nor more dangerous to manage, than the creation of a new system. For the initiator has the enmity of all who would profit by the preservation of the old institutions and merely lukewarm defenders in those who would gain by the new ones.


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