Lexicon:Agent provocateur

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Citation: agent provocateur
Language: French
References: The Fortune of War, page 181
The Surgeon's Mate, pages 150, 352
Meaning: one who acts to provoke


A secret agent who induces his enemies to commit an illegal or revealing act.

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