Example sentences for: instigation

How can you use “instigation” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • The model for an international war-crimes tribunal is the Nuremberg trials , established by Allied victors in Germany to try the 24 highest-ranking Nazis . Their crimes included the "deliberate instigation of aggressive wars," the extermination of racial and religious groups, and the murder and mistreatment of prisoners of war.

  • After years of hiding the river behind a bleak expanse of warehouses, factories, and railway tracks, Montréal has opened up its waterfront, more recently with the music festivals and flea market of the Vieux Port, but largely at the earlier instigation of that much maligned Mayor Drapeau.

  • Third, excluding the Appendix and a Glossary, the book contains only 600 pages, and, presumably to bulk up its page count (probably at the instigation of the publisher, so that more money could be charged for it), the designer has employed a hanging indention of about ten picas, and wide interlinear spaces.

  • It was not too bad early on, when, according to Miles, the seven Maccabean martyrs who “saved Judaism” did so only at the instigation of their mother.

  • If the instigation for jihad against the Jews and the Americans to liberate the holy places "is considered a crime,"he said,"let history be a witness that I am a criminal."


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