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incite

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Verb incite has 3 senses
  1. motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite - give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career"
    --1 is one way to cause, do, make
    Derived forms: noun incitement2, noun incitation1
    Sample sentence:
    They incite him to write the letter
  2. incite, instigate, set off, stir up - provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people"
    --2 is one way to provoke, stimulate
    Derived forms: noun incitement1, noun incitation1, noun incitation2, noun inciter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
    Somebody ----s somebody to INFINITIVE
  3. prod, incite, egg on - urge on; cause to act; "They other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window"
    Derived forms: noun incitement3, noun incitation1, noun incitation2, noun inciter1
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Somebody ----s somebody
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