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]