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Overview of verb incite

The verb incite has 3 senses? (first 2 from tagged texts)
1. (2) motivate, actuate, propel, move, prompt, incite

(give an incentive for action; "This moved me to sacrifice my career")

2. (2) incite, instigate, set off, stir up

(provoke or stir up; "incite a riot"; "set off great unrest among the people")

3. prod, incite, egg on

(urge on; cause to act; "The other children egged the boy on, but he did not want to throw the stone through the window") © 2001-2013, Demand Media, all rights reserved. The database is based on Word Net a lexical database for the English language. see disclaimer
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