agent provocateur (ay-j<<schwa>>nt pr<<schwa>>-vok-<<schwa>>-t<<schwa>>rora-zhawn
praw-vaw-k<<schwa>>-tuur), n.1. An undercover agent who instigates or participates in a crime,
often by in-filtrating a group suspected of illegal conduct, to expose and punish criminal activity. 2.
A person who entraps another, or entices another to break the law, and then informs against the
other as a lawbreaker. [Blacks Law 8th]