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Incitement   /ɪnsˈaɪtmənt/   Listen
Incitement

noun
1.
An act of urging on or spurring on or rousing to action or instigating.  Synonym: incitation.
2.
Needed encouragement.  Synonym: provocation.
3.
Something that incites or provokes; a means of arousing or stirring to action.  Synonyms: incitation, provocation.
4.
The act of exhorting; an earnest attempt at persuasion.  Synonym: exhortation.






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"Incitement" Quotes from Famous Books



... which I wrote to you of in one of my last. I am afraid it will be too weak to take off their rust, or at least it will take too long a time."[2] Here he is encouraging her to double the dose; says, he is afraid it will be too weak, and will take up too much time. And, as a further incitement to her to make haste, describes the beauties of Scotland, and tells her that his mother, Lady Cranstoun, had employed workmen to fit up an apartment for her at ...
— Trial of Mary Blandy • William Roughead

... the absence of inducement and incitement all? Is there no positive discouragement in the recollections of that time, to check too hasty a concurrence in the warlike views of the honourable member for Westminster? When England, in 1808, under all the ...
— Selected Speeches on British Foreign Policy 1738-1914 • Edgar Jones



Words linked to "Incitement" :   subornation, rousing, incite, signal, psychic energy, arousal, suasion, persuasion, pep talk, mental energy, encouragement



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