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troublemaker

  

      n   a person who makes trouble, esp. between people  
  troublemaking      adj, n  
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troublemaker

  
  
agent provocateur, agitator, bad apple     (U.S. informal)   firebrand, incendiary, instigator, meddler, mischief-maker, rabble-rouser, rotten apple     (Brit. informal)   stirrer     (informal)   stormy petrel  
  
Antonyms     
   appeaser, arbitrator, conciliator, pacifier, peace-maker  

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